Do the teachings of jesus christ on peace and nonviolence contradict what many christian nations and individuals practice the answer may surprise you. Gandhi is known to have acknowledged jesus' influence on his life but was the christ he admired and loved similar to the one in whom christians' believe. According to a historical-document dealer, it's the only known letter by the iconic indian leader that mentions jesus.
Buddhan yesu gandhi (english: buddha, jesus and gandhi) is an upcoming tamil drama film directed by vettrivel chandrashekar the film stars kishore, madhumitha,. Jesus's teachings greatly influenced gandhi that is why he chose the path of non violence read any biography about gandhi, u can see how jesus influenced. It's no big secret that martin luther king jr took great inspiration from mahatma gandhi in pushing forward his civil rights movement although the two. Gandhi was probably the first person in history to lift the love ethic of jesus above mere interaction between individuals to a powerful and effective social force on a large scale love for gandhi was a potent instrument for social and collective transformation.
Gandhi and jesus: the saving power of nonviolence - kindle edition by terrence j rynne download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. 50% overdue © 2017 prominent profile widget all rights reserved. This jesus, the jesus of the bible, would have rebuked gandhi as he rebuked the jewish leaders of his day, the people who led people walking behind them on the road to hell like them, he was convinced of his own goodness, his own worthiness. Gandhi, writing that jesus was one of the great teachers of mankind, concludes that religious unity is to be had not by a mechanical subscription to a common. Gandhi jesus quotes - 1 daily confession:: i love jesus christ onrepeat read more quotes and sayings about gandhi jesus.
It will be my sincere attempt to call deceived people in the churches to not only see gandhi for what he was, but also to call them to repentance to our lord jesus christ in the end, it is not wise to follow the world but our lord jesus christ, since the world will only come to destruction, and to follow its trends can only lead to destruction. Gandhi and the sermon on the mount thus, he liked the teachings of jesus but not the divinity of jesus or the cross and resurrection of jesus it is a. A comparison between gandhi and jesus when i was a junior at virginia tech in 2006, i took a class focusing on the life of gandhi it was extremely.
Soul force: gandhi's writings on peace, p113, tara publishing once jesus had blazed the trail, his twelve disciples could carry on his mission without his presence mahatma gandhi. Gandhi picked up a bible and opened it to the fifth chapter of matthew and said: when your country and mine shall get together on the teachings laid down by christ in this sermon on the mount, we shall have solved the problems not only of our countries but those of the whole world. Two millennia ago, when jesus christ led the world, the total world population was only between 200 and 300 million when mahatma gandhi had to lead, the population of this globe has expanded to almost 4000 million, among which 300 million were indians.
Gandhi was a good man, certainly, but jesus is not capable of being merely a good man either he was the son of god, god in the flesh, as he and his followers claimed, or he is the biggest liar in. Gandhi's teachings are alive but hear the admonition of jesus and gandhi love your enemy, not his ways, for his person is a gift from god love can be an alkaline to his poison. Gandhi said that jesus was near perfect but not as perfect as god, p 26 that he had psychic powers and that his miracles were magic, p 27 gandhi sees jesus as an example, a rule of life, p 27 he says jesus represents not a person, but the principle of nonviolence , p 46. For gandhi these were the highest and best manifestations of who jesus was- a moral teacher who served as our highest example of principled ethics and exemplary friend to all mankind at the same time he categorically rejected any of jesus' claims to divinity and salvific exclusivity.
When people talk of great spiritual leaders, gandhi and jesus are often mentioned in the same breath jesus was a great man with great teachings, whose values and actions positively influenced western civilization gandhi was a great man with great teachings, whose values and actions positively. Socrates, jesus and gandhi: toward reform in substitute teaching 39 as promising as these moves are, they are only a start a more ambitious reform would be to index substitute pay to. This article on gandhi, christianity and ahimsa, by sanjeev nayyar examines whether gandhi's ahimsa is similar to christ's philosophy of turning the other cheek or not. 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 50,000.