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Jesus turned the other cheek, preached for us to love our enemies, and even rebuked Peter for defending him.
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After reading Aaron Taylor's book I've started recommending "Alone with a Jihadist" to all the Christians in my class.
In short: If you're interested, check out Jesus for President instead.
For a little over half the book, I was thoroughly a fan. Read more
ALONE WITH A JIHADIST: A BIBLICAL RESPONSE TO HOLY WAR by Aaron D. Taylor
Publisher: Foghorn Publishers
Date published: October 13, 2009
ISBN:... Read more
Once I got into it, this was a sensational, gripping read that gave me hope for the universal church in the 21st century - beyond tags of liberal or conservative, progressive or... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Sare Liz Gordy
"Narratives, symbols, and rituals may appear to be communications of timeless truths, but they remain products of history, transforming--in form or in interpretation--with social,... Read morePublished 23 months ago by India E. Henson
It is an excellent book that really hits a homerun for non-violence and agains t nationalism. It is an approach that hits at the universality of God.Published 24 months ago by Fr. River
Let me be clear from the start-- I am not the author's intended audience. This book was explicitly written for American Christians, and I am a nonbeliever. Read morePublished on January 3, 2011 by S
Alone with a Jihadist will help you rethink some basic primises of the Judeo Christian culture today especially regarding a non-violent response to our enemies. Read morePublished on January 29, 2010 by David
After reading this very powerful and intense book I knew I wanted to interview this author on my tv show. This book took me out of the usa into a place I had never been before. Read morePublished on January 24, 2010 by B. Randall
I'm still not 100% sure I agree, or *want* to agree with some of the conclusions in Alone With a Jihadist. Read morePublished on January 18, 2010 by Matthew D. Simonsen