Peace cannot be built on exclusivism, absolutism and intolerance; neither can it be built on vague liberal slogans and pious programs gestated in the smoke of confabulation. The Christian Church despite all its adoration of Jesus, its exaltation of him to the throne of Divinity, has all along relegated his teachings as impracticable idealism.
He wrote "My proposition that a true Christian in India must necessarily be a Gandhiite, is born of the conviction that Gandhi today is giving a practical demonstration of the applicability of the teachings of Jesus the Master, to modern problems.
Order Reprint of this Story April 17, Francis of Assisi has any life known to history been so marked by gentleness, disinterestedness, simplicity and forgiveness of enemies.
He and Charlie Andrews were my revisonists. I wrote a paper but could only find this summary. Both men believed that everyone should love their enemies. Seeing a painting of the crucified Christ in the latter, he commented "What would not I have given to be able to bow my head before the living image of Christ crucified.
Conversion should mean a definite giving up of the evil of the old, adoption of all the good of the new and a scrupulous avoidance of everything evil in the new.
Mahatma Gandhi also discusses his hope for peace among religions worldwide, it added. It is recorded that he dreaded taking on the burden of others but knew it must be done and accepted the torture he knew he would undergo. The aping of Europeans by the Anglo-Indians is bad enough; but the aping of them byxIndian converts is a violence done to their country, and shall I Say, even to their new religion He did not fight back or refuse abuse.
Ever since my return home in I had been his guest whenever I had occasion to go to New Delhi Navajivan Publishing House Gandhi, M. Upon seeking entrance to the church sanctuary, he was stopped at the door by the ushers.
That was a sorely needed demonstration. He has succeeded in economizing time and space; he has transcended them.
Jesus was blameless and pointed out the wrong doings of the authority but did not break the law. He was told he was not welcome, nor would he be permitted to attend this particular church as it was for high-caste Indians and whites only. My thoughts are developed through my work with an organization I co-founded called Project Esperanza.
That association has ripened as the years have rolled on. About it he wrote " The convention lasted for three days. He was neither high caste, nor was he white.
March 01, They were highly attractive to people and carried a unique message. Soon thereafter he met a devout Christian, in a vegetarian boarding house, who spoke to him about Christianity. Joy comes not out of infliction of pain on others but out of pain voluntarily borne by oneself.
Both men were killed for their causes. In those days Christian missionaries used to stand in a corner near the high school and hold forth, pouring abuse on Hindus and their Gods.
It is the permanent element in human nature which leaves the soul restless until it has found itself, known its maker and appreciated the true correspondence between the maker and itself.
They went about taking the burden of others onto themselves in different ways. His great enunciation of the law of love as the only rule of life for man as a child of God, though repeated ad nauseam by professing Christians, has continuously been given the go-by in Christian practice, corporate and individualyModern politics and economics, with their dread alternatives of a unified world order or internecine conflict in a world made one, and threatened with extinction by science, may yet compel the West to turn to the teachings of Jesus as offering the only way out.Washington: A letter written by Mahatma Gandhi, in which he discusses the nature of existence of Jesus Christ, is up for sale and could be purchased for USD 50, The letter dated April 6, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi better known as Mahatma the comparison of mahatma gandhi to jesus christ Gandhi, is today referred to as the Father of the Nation in India.
w Jerozolimie) centralna posta religii chrzecijaskiej. By. Mahatma Gandhi (). “Collected Works” Jesus never uttered a loftier or a grander truth than when he said that wisdom cometh out of the mouths of babes. In his reading of the Gospels, Gandhi was impressed by Jesus whom Christians worshipped and followed.
He wanted to know more about this Jesus that Christians referred to as “the Christ, the Messiah.” The Rev. Pattison tells the following story: One Sunday morning Gandhi decided that he would visit one of the Christian churches in.
Dec 31, · Mahatma Gandhi Like Gandhi millions have been unable to see the Christ obscured by Christianity.
Gandhi was shrewd enough to tell missionaries, “I like your Christ; I do not like your Christians. 25 Of all of Gandhi's Indian Christian disciples, S.
K. George was the most emphatic about the gratitude which Christianity and the West owed to Gandhi. He wrote "My proposition that a true Christian in India must necessarily be a Gandhiite, is born of the conviction that Gandhi today is giving a practical demonstration of the applicability of the teachings of.Download