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cottonseed · 2015-01-13 · Original thread
I'm not sure why you're being downvoted. This was also my understanding. I highly recommend Mark Kurlansky's Nonviolence: History of a Dangerous Idea, which discusses non-violence in the history of early Christianity:

http://www.amazon.com/Nonviolence-History-Dangerous-Mark-Kur...

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