Put Down Your Sword and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Qty:1
  • List Price: $16.00
  • Save: $3.60 (23%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 5 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Put Down Your Sword: Answ... has been added to your Cart
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Good+. One faint corner crease on the cover. Otherwise very clean with minimal signs of use. Ships directly from Amazon. Eligible for FREE Prime or Super Saver shipping.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

Put Down Your Sword: Answering the Gospel Call to Creative Nonviolence Paperback – July 15, 2008

3 customer reviews

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$12.40
$6.16 $0.01
$12.40 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 5 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Put Down Your Sword: Answering the Gospel Call to Creative Nonviolence + The Nonviolent Life
Price for both: $28.56

Buy the selected items together
If you buy a new print edition of this book (or purchased one in the past), you can buy the Kindle edition for only $2.99 (Save 75%). Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Learn more.


"Under The Same Sky"
See this and more inspirational memoirs.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.; First Edition edition (July 15, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0802863574
  • ISBN-13: 978-0802863577
  • Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,266,880 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

John Dear, SJ, is a Jesuit priest, peace activist, organizer, lecturer, and retreat leader. He is also the author/editor of twenty books on peace and nonviolence. John was recently nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa. John lives in northern New Mexico. Visit his Web site at www.persistentpeace.com.

Customer Reviews

5 star
67%
4 star
33%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See all 3 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By PFli on April 2, 2011
Format: Paperback
"Put down your sword." So said Jesus to his apostle in the Garden of Gethsemane. How many among our Christian leaders today cite this profound peace message of Jesus as the "apostles" of perennial war today do just the opposite? In this work the author reminds us just who the true Prince of Peace is, always referring to Jesus as "the nonviolent Jesus." It's worth a read by those of us deeply troubled by the current spread of war and violence everywhere. It reminds us also that the strength, courage, and faith that were Gandhi's are alive and well in great souls everywhere today, including that of this great priest/author/activist, John Dear, S. J.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Anne Wandrey on February 16, 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Everyone who can read would do well to read this book. John Dear is right on track with non-violence as the way to peace, imitating the peace makers who have gone before us to show us the way!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Dorothy Killebrew on April 3, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I look forward to reading this. I found listening to the author very invigorating. I trust I will learn more about helping create a non-violent world.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Put Down Your Sword: Answering the Gospel Call to Creative Nonviolence
This item: Put Down Your Sword: Answering the Gospel Call to Creative Nonviolence
Price: $12.40
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?