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Religious perspectives on war

Christian, Muslim, and Jewish attitudes toward force after the Gulf War

by David R. Smock

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Published by United States Institute of Peace Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Just war doctrine -- Congresses.,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid R. Smock ; introduction by David Little.
    SeriesPerspectives series
    ContributionsUnited States Institute of Peace.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.W2 S66 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 63 p. ;
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1727768M
    ISBN 101878379208
    LC Control Number92031981

      Hinduism and war Krishna reveals his true form to prove Arjuna's destiny as a warrior. Photo: Steve Jurvetson ©. Hinduism is a label that covers a wide range of Indian religious groups.   World War II is sometimes thought of as primarily a fight against Nazi Germany, with the war in the Pacific as an after-thought. Fortunately, there is no shortage of worthwhile books about the Author: Terry Hartle.

    The authors speak from a just-war moral perspective to provide Christians with expert and accessible answers to more than one hundred common questions concerning the ethics of issues of war and peace at the forefront of current events, an informed Christian response is needed. This timely volume, War, Peace, and Christianity: Questions and Answers from a Just War Perspective Brand: Crossway. Through essays written by prominent Orthodox scholars in the fields of biblical studies, church history, Byzantine studies, theology, patristics, political science, ethics, and biology, Orthodox Christian Perspectives on War presents and examines the Orthodox tradition’s nuanced and unique insights on the meaning and challenges of war with an.

    The just war position has been advocated throughout history by the vast majority of Christian ethicists in all branches of the church. Based on the Bible, the just war position states that some wars are justified, and Christians may and often should bear arms in such circumstances, but that other wars are unjustified, and Christians must oppose. Summarize the key assumptions and emphases of the functionalist, conflict, and symbolic interactionist perspectives on war and terrorism. The three major sociological perspectives offer some very different understandings of war and terrorism. You might agree with some of their assumptions and disagree with other assumptions, but together they.


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Religious Perspectives on War: Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Attitudes Toward Force (Perspectives Series) Paperback – August 1, by David R. Smock (Author) › Visit Amazon's David R. Smock Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. /5(2). Religious Perspectives on War book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. If, when, why, and how to fight a war. In the case of the Gu /5(4). Through essays written by prominent Orthodox scholars in the fields of biblical studies, church history, Byzantine studies, theology, patristics, political science, ethics, and biology, Orthodox Christian Perspectives on War presents and examines the Orthodox tradition’s nuanced and unique insights on the meaning and challenges of war with an eye toward their contemporary relevance.

This 5/5(1). Religious perspectives on war Christian, Muslim, and Jewish attitudes toward force after the Gulf War by David R. Smock. Published by United States Institute of Peace Press in Washington, D.C. Written in EnglishPages: Religious Perspectives on War: Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Attitudes Toward Force.

If, when, why, and how to fight a war. In the case of the Gulf War, that debate encompassed three faiths-Christianity, Islam, and Judaism-and the debate has acquired new dimensions in the aftermath Religious perspectives on war book the September 11 attacks and the war on terrorism.

Yet policy makers, religious leaders, and scholars often neglect Orthodoxys resources when they reflect on the challenges of war. Through essays written by prominent Orthodox scholars in the fields of biblical studies, church history, Many regions of the world whose histories include war and violent conflict have or once had strong ties to 4/5(1).

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Religious Perspectives on War. Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Attitudes Toward Force. David R. Smock. is vice president of the Institute's Center for Mediation and Conflict Resolution and associate. It is hellish in its horror and destruction: the unleashing of the forces of evil.

It is hellish in its suffering. The four horsemen of Revelation 6 riding out to conquer and fight, to impoverish and to kill, are the realistic images of war. For with war come not only conquest and hostility. Choosing Against War: A Christian View and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - 4/5(12). However, there is not another book like this, and the biblical ethics books refer back to this for further reading at the end of the chapters on war, so this is a good starting point for a study on the morality of war.

On the other hand, someone wishing to have a deeper knowledge of this issue must look further/5(10). Get this from a library. Religious perspectives on war: Christian, Muslim, and Jewish attitudes toward force. [David R Smock]. The first part of the book (Introduction – Chapter 6) explores the war years themselves, largely from the European perspective, and the role of religion as motivator and consoler.

The more extreme language shocks us now: ‘Kill Germans-do kill them; not for the sake of killing, but to save the world, to kill the good as well as the bad, to. History of Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim, Perspectives on War and Peace: The Bible to (Studies in Religion and Society) by J.

William Frost (Author)5/5(1). Through essays written by prominent Orthodox scholars in the fields of biblical studies, church history, Byzantine studies, theology, patristics, political science, ethics, and biology, Orthodox Christian Perspectives on War presents and examines the Orthodox tradition’s nuanced and unique insights on the meaning and challenges of war with an Author: Perry T.

Hamalis, Valerie A. Karras. Get this from a library. Religious perspectives on war: Christian, Muslim, and Jewish attitudes toward force after the Gulf War. [David R Smock; United States Institute of Peace.].

War, then, has been divinely delegated to governments, who are the God-appointed authority for preservation, punishment, and protection. So when injustice is done against a nation, it is the responsibility of government to protect that nation. Books shelved as religious-conflict: Trinity by Leon Uris, Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan, Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Feminist Fairy Tales by Barb.

War in the old testament was to eradicate the pagan curse from Israel. The context of modern war is different. Since war is not really a Christian issue, there are many different perspectives Christians may have concerning it. This articles discusses them. Authors respond to one another's perspectives and include:Herman A.

Hoyt on NonresistanceMyron S. Augsburger on Christian PacifismArthur F. Holmes on the Just WarHarold O. Brown on the Crusade or Preventative War War: Four Christian Views () by Robert G. Clouse, ed.5/5(1). The Civil War as a Theological Crisis Mark A.

Noll. For all its brevity ( pages), the best account and interpretation of how Christian ideas shaped, and were shaped by, the Civil : Allen C. Guelzo. There are a number of books that have been written on this subject of war and the Christian.

Here is a short list of books that you might find helpful. • Clouse, Robert. War: Four Christian Views. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, revised • Holmes, Arthur, ed. War: Christian Ethics. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, revised Get this from a library!

Orthodox Christian perspectives on war. [Perry T Hamalis; Valerie A Karras;] -- Through essays written by prominent Orthodox scholars in the fields of biblical studies, church history, Byzantine studies, theology, patristics, political science, ethics, and biology, Orthodox.In doing so, it brings together two topics that are often addressed separately in the literature and in curricula: religious and philosophical perspectives on the ethics of the use of force, and the role of religion in conflict and Size: KB.