A Gentle Answer: Our ‘Secret Weapon’ in an Age of Us Against Them

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A Gentle Answer: Our ‘Secret Weapon’ in an Age of Us Against Them


Scott Sauls

Thomas Nelson, June 2020, 224 pages


We live in a defensive and divided era that is characterized by hatred, wrath, and antagonism. Jesus reveals a better way of living, one that loves others as God loves us. This book shows Christians how to become people of “a gentle answer” in a politically, relationally, and culturally fractured world. For those who long for a more civil way of being, the book reveals why answering hostility with gentleness is essential, how we can nurture our hearts to do so, and what a gentle answer looks like, both in the church and in the world.

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