Books tagged: christian pacifism

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A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Christian pacifists opposed all war, at all times irrespective of political developments. They shared a core and absolute belief, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, that war was a moral and ethical sin. In March 1936, Wellington Methodist Minister Ormond Burton and his circuit steward A C Barrington established the Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand. This is it's history.
Bread And Water: The Escape And Ordeal Of Two New Zealand World War II Conscientious Objectors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
New Zealand World War II conscientious objectors were treated harshly. Imprisoned for their pacifist beliefs, Chris Palmer and Merv Browne were held in military defaulters’ camps in the central North Island. To bring conditions in the camps to public notice, in 1944 Chris and Merv escaped to Wellington. This classic book tells of their audacious adventure and consequent punishment.