Debate: Was Jesus a Pacifist?

Hays Moral VisionOn 30 October 2008, Richard B. Hays of Duke University and Nigel Biggar debated non-violence in the New Testament. The event was co-sponsored by the Hursley Theological Society and chaired by Markus Bockmuehl of Keble College. Hays is the author of the the bestselling The Moral Vision of the New Testament. A printed version of their exchange was published in Studies in Christian Ethics 22:2 (2009), the UK’s leading journal of moral theology.