Blind Spot: War and Christian Identity

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I read this courageous book in one sitting, cover to cover. I was personally challenged and felt, like Ranaghan, 'an inconsistent advocate of non-violence' in many regards. Blind Spot is a prophetic wake-up call for Christians of all denominations.' (P. Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., Preacher to the Papal Household)

'Drawing on her rich experience in the charismatic movement, Dorothy Ranaghan helps us see the difference the Holy Spirit can make for how we as a church can be an alternative to war.' (Stanley Hauerwas, Professor of Theological Ethics at the Divinity School of Duke University)

'In this well-researched and well-reasoned book, Dorothy Ranaghan challenges us and offers healing for a major blind spot in our contemporary understanding of the teachings of the church and Scripture on war and violence.' (Bert Ghezzi, author of Voices of the Saints: A 365-Day Journey With Our Spiritual Companions)

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"Anyone seriously concerned about the implications of military service, patriotism, 'the war on terror,' or the culture of war in general – but who has not yet made a mature decision about any of the above – should probably read this book. It is an impassioned plea for nonviolence, carved out of the rock of Christian scriptures but acknowledging that from that same rock, other possibilities or modifications might also have been realized. The strengths and weaknesses of Just War Theory are clearly presented (31-40), as is the practice of Peacemaking (87-102). The author adds a timely reminder that sometimes the very language we use to describe our differences and disagreements can become overloaded with acrimonious and bellicose terminology (We wage a war of words, as we struggle or fight to convince others; and the Church itself is often described as separated into opposing sides, locked in conflict) ... It would be helpful for preachers, as well as for reading clubs or workshops. It is accessible but not simplistic; and the references and bibliography are very good for a book of such modest scope and size."
- Anthony J. Gittins, CSSp in Catholic Library World

About the Author:

Dorothy Ranaghan is the author of several books and writes for various Christian magazines. She co-authored Catholic Pentecostals, the first book detailing the history of this renewal movement and articulating its theological implications. Dorothy holds an MA in Theology from the University of Notre Dame and was a founding member of the People of Praise, a charismatic, ecumenical Christian covenant community.

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