Concordia Theological Monthly
Attitudes Toward the Use of Force and Violence in Thomas Muentzer, Menno Simons, and Martin Luther
luther, muentzer, violence, force, theology, war, medieval, reformation, zwickau
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
The treatise offered here seeks to extract and delineate, from three leading figures of the Reformation period, three basic attitudes toward the use of force and violence which have been, and continue to be, assumed by the followers of Jesus Christ. When Constantine first raised the Christian banner in front of his armies he was already tending in the direction of the first position exemplified most clearly in the career and theology of Thomas Muentzcr.
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Moellering, Ralph L.
"Attitudes Toward the Use of Force and Violence in Thomas Muentzer, Menno Simons, and Martin Luther,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 31, Article 46.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol31/iss1/46