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“Is it ever God’s will for Christians to employ violence in defense of justice?” Derek Vreeland

Editor's Note: Derek Vreeland serves at Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri and is the author of Primal Creedo. Herein, Derek responds to Trevin Wax's critique of Richard Hays' book, The Moral Vision of the New Testament. Wax's critique can be viewed HERE. Vreeland's Response  Three responses to your three-point critique of Hays’ view on violence.  On Romans 13 and 1 Corinthians 13 First, the application of Romans 13 into our modern American context is indeed complex. I agree with Hays that the church (since Constantine) has struggled with the sin of nationalism. American Christians (in ...