Bible Reading Turns You Liberal

Ryan Robinson

It is easiest to identify Ryan as both theologian and tech guy. By day, Ryan is a Technical Consultant work with PeaceWorks Technology Solutions. There, he works on websites, CRMs, and SharePoint implementations. Along with blogging here, Ryan is a founding member of the MennoNerds blogging network and a contributor to the book A Living Alternative.

5 Responses

  1. Mac Plunkett says:

    Devil’s Advocate: If someone was in fact threatening your family (perhaps even your children) how would a pacifist respond?

    • I’d suggest checking out the Inglorious Pastors series that The Meeting House did a few years ago on peace teaching: http://www.themeetinghouse.com/pageid/1700/ There is one specifically on the “But what about…” questions but I’d recommend listening to the whole series if you want to understand the peace position better. John Howard Yoder also wrote a book specifically on that hypothetical question but I haven’t read it myself.

    • Michael Snow says:

      Many people confuse pacifist and passive, two completely unrelated words.

      And when it comes to the question of Christians bearing arms in war, this is the straw-man that is always brought forward to obscure the question.

  2. Michael Snow says:

    An extra-ordinary reader, here is how it informed Charles Spurgeon: http://spurgeonwarquotes.wordpress.com/

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