Allan Turner began his law enforcement career after he graduated high school and joined the Air Force becoming an Air
Policeman. After four years in the military he joined the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (Florida)
where he spent the bulk of his career as a criminal investigator. After resigning from the Hillsborough
County Sheriff’s Office he became a private investigator. Allan Turner is the author of four books:
The Christian & the State; The Christian & Idolatry; The Christian & Calvinism; and,
The Christian & War.
According to the book
description of The Christian & War, “Since the Vietnam era, there has arisen, in America
and the whole of Western society, a way of thinking that argues against all war. Consequently, a book discussing the question
of a Christian's participation in war and other related issues in light of this emerging consensus seems not just appropriate
but necessary. In an environment where war is, by definition, immoral, it is difficult for "good," "decent"
folks to think positively about war-fighting. This book is an effort to correct such thinking and to instruct the interested
reader as to what the Bible actually says about this most important subject. In addition to the war issue, the author deals
with the question of nuclear weapons, the United Nations, the war on terror and how it relates to the war in Iraq, and capital
punishment. The author's examination of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount and how it relates to this subject of war is especially