The Resource War and Christian ethics : classic and contemporary readings on the morality of war, Arthur F. Holmes, editor

War and Christian ethics : classic and contemporary readings on the morality of war, Arthur F. Holmes, editor

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War and Christian ethics : classic and contemporary readings on the morality of war
Title
War and Christian ethics
Title remainder
classic and contemporary readings on the morality of war
Statement of responsibility
Arthur F. Holmes, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"War and Christian Ethics looks to influential writers throughout history to determine the theoretical issues involved in shaping a Christian criticism of war. It brings together source materials from patristic, medieval, and modern writers dealing with the morality of war from a variety of perspectives."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
BT736.2
LC item number
.W34 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1924-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Holmes, Arthur F.
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  • War
  • War
  • Christian ethics
  • Christian ethics
  • War
  • War
Label
War and Christian ethics : classic and contemporary readings on the morality of war, Arthur F. Holmes, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
I. The pagan conscience. Moral effects of war ; War for the sake of peace / Plato -- The just war ; Natural law and just war / Cicero -- II. Conflict of loyalties. Nonviolence / Athenagoras -- Christians and government ; Christians and military service / Tertullian -- On government and service / Origen -- The natural law of love / Lactantius -- To the Emperor Theodosius / Ambrose -- To Count Boniface ; Act, agent, and authority ; the human dilemma ; Peace and natural law / Augustine -- III. Christians and infidels. A holy war / Bernard of Clairvaux --Various kinds of law ; Hostility and peace ; Laws of war ; Violence and moral intention ; Rebellion / Thomas Aquinas -- The law of war ; The rights of the Indians / Franciscus de Vittoria -- IV. Church and state. The soldier and his conscience / Martin Luther -- Civil authority and the use of force / John Calvin -- War and the Christian Prince / Erasmus -- Two kingdoms / Menno Simons -- V. Human rights and international law. The law of nations ; On war / Francisco Suarez -- Natural laws and the laws of war / Hugo Grotius -- On civil government / John Locke -- VI. Idealism and realism. Towards perpetual peace / Immanuel Kant -- War and national destiny / G.W.F Hegel -- Pacifism and the gospel / Lyman Abbott -- Why the Christian Church is not pacifist / Reinhold Niebuhr -- VII. Nuclear deterrence and terrorism. Is pacifism the only option left for Christians? / Robert Drinan -- The just war and nuclear deterrence / Paul Ramsey -- The convergence of pacifism and just war / Duane K. Friesen -- Moral clarity in a time of war / George Weigel -- War and statecraft / Rowan Williams
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
404 p.
Isbn
9780801031137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
^^2005048184
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60824230
  • (OCoLC)ocm60824230
Label
War and Christian ethics : classic and contemporary readings on the morality of war, Arthur F. Holmes, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
I. The pagan conscience. Moral effects of war ; War for the sake of peace / Plato -- The just war ; Natural law and just war / Cicero -- II. Conflict of loyalties. Nonviolence / Athenagoras -- Christians and government ; Christians and military service / Tertullian -- On government and service / Origen -- The natural law of love / Lactantius -- To the Emperor Theodosius / Ambrose -- To Count Boniface ; Act, agent, and authority ; the human dilemma ; Peace and natural law / Augustine -- III. Christians and infidels. A holy war / Bernard of Clairvaux --Various kinds of law ; Hostility and peace ; Laws of war ; Violence and moral intention ; Rebellion / Thomas Aquinas -- The law of war ; The rights of the Indians / Franciscus de Vittoria -- IV. Church and state. The soldier and his conscience / Martin Luther -- Civil authority and the use of force / John Calvin -- War and the Christian Prince / Erasmus -- Two kingdoms / Menno Simons -- V. Human rights and international law. The law of nations ; On war / Francisco Suarez -- Natural laws and the laws of war / Hugo Grotius -- On civil government / John Locke -- VI. Idealism and realism. Towards perpetual peace / Immanuel Kant -- War and national destiny / G.W.F Hegel -- Pacifism and the gospel / Lyman Abbott -- Why the Christian Church is not pacifist / Reinhold Niebuhr -- VII. Nuclear deterrence and terrorism. Is pacifism the only option left for Christians? / Robert Drinan -- The just war and nuclear deterrence / Paul Ramsey -- The convergence of pacifism and just war / Duane K. Friesen -- Moral clarity in a time of war / George Weigel -- War and statecraft / Rowan Williams
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
404 p.
Isbn
9780801031137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
^^2005048184
System control number
  • (OCoLC)60824230
  • (OCoLC)ocm60824230

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