TITLE

Chapter Nineteen: WAR AND PEACE IN CHRISTIAN TRADITION: WHY I AM AN ENGAGED CHRISTIAN PACIFIST

AUTHOR(S)
Geib, John David
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Philosophical Perspectives on the 'War on Terrorism';2007, p387
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 19 of the book "Philosophical Perspectives on the "War on Terror"" is presented. The author explores three positions that Christians have held on war and peace, namely, holding that Christians should not participate in war, allowing selective participation under certain circumstances, and advocating participation as part of a religious crusade to destroy God's enemies. Calling himself an "Engaged Christian Pacifist," the prefers to follow the New Testament's stand of non-participation in war but will deal concretely with injustice.
ACCESSION #
57738531

 

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