[RFaussette@aol.com: Re: Crusades]

From: Joel Cannon <jcannon@jcannon.washjeff.edu>
Date: Thu Nov 10 2005 - 11:47:09 EST

> From: RFaussette@aol.com

> When the Muslims took Jerusalem during the expansion, thousands of
> Christians were massacred at the request of Jerusalem's
> Jews. ... This was the nature of warfare at the time, not the nature
> of Christianity.
 
Do you mean to say that it was Just War, and that it is unreasonable
to expect that allegiance to the Prince of Peace might cause
Christians to transcend a culture's violent habits? What exactly is
the Lordship of Jesus supposed to do to a community of people?

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