The Fall 2007 issue of Andrews University Seminary Studies includes a generous review by Trevor O'Reggio of The Peacemaking Remnant: Essays and Historical Documents, published by the Adventist Peace Fellowship. O'Reggio, a church history professor at the Seminary, writes that the book reminds
Adventists of their countercultural roots and abhorrence of any form of violence, state-sanctioned or not, and their bold proclamation to be a peacemaking remnant. Adventists were not afraid to be different. While not disrespectful of government, they also did not applaud government in its war-making enterprises....
...[T]he essays make for exciting reading. They carry an urgent call for Adventist believers to become active agents for peace and justice in their communities rather than joining the governmental bandwagon for war. Because of the nature of the work, it was difficult to maintain coherency throughout the book. At times, ideas appear disjointed and disconnected, and it is obvious that the essays were pulled from different places and quickly assembled together. However, the passion and urgency of these writers resonates in the style and content of their writings. This is a small book, but it carries a powerful punch and is needed in the Adventist faith community.
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