Gandhi and Jesus: The Saving Power of Nonviolence

Gandhi and Jesus: The Saving Power of Nonviolence


An original exploration of the life of Jesus and the teachings of Gandhi—one that puts nonviolent action at the very heart of Christian salvation.

“A sharp reminder of the strength of and critical need for embracing the way of non-violence. It is my hope that readers of this important book will be inspired to embrace nonviolence as a way of life.” —Desmond Mpilo Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient and Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town

“This fascinating book must be read by all those who wish to save this world from disaster.” —Arun Gandhi, President, M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, University of Rochester, New York.

“An extraordinarily sophisticated account of Gandhi’s teaching. I highly recommend this book.”—Stanley Hauerwas, author of The Peaceable Kingdom

“This book should be required reading in seminaries and universities.” —James Douglass, author of The Non-Violent Coming of God

“Well-organized and clearly written, lending itself to a wide readership, layperson, student, and scholar alike.”—Religious Studies Review

Terrence J. Rynne is the founder of the Marquette University Center for Peacemaking and a teacher of Peace Studies at Marquette. He lives with his wife in Winnetka, Illinois.

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