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

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  • 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: #625,497 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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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.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By PFli on April 2, 2011
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"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.
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By Anne Wandrey on February 16, 2014
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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!
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By Dorothy Killebrew on April 3, 2013
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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.
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