Background to the Crusades

Background to the Crusades

Jim made available his lecture on the crusades here:

What About the Crusades_Part 1 (Click to read)


Suggested reading to supplement Jim’s teaching today are the following:

Onward Christian Soldiers? Christian Perspectives on War (Click to read on site)

Christian Pacifism: Early Christian Views of War (Click to read on site)

Reflective of a strong current of pacifism in our tradition, here are two articles with a different perspective:

Ben Witherington\’s poem and comments on war (click to read on site)

Pacifism: The Case for Christian Non-Violence (click to read on site)


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