War and Peace (Problems In Theology Series)
This reader samples a wide range of modern moral and religious discussions on the subject of war and peace. In addition to providing material on pacifism, the just war debate, the nuclear option, genocide, and the concept of a holy...
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This reader samples a wide range of modern moral and religious discussions on the subject of war and peace. In addition to providing material on pacifism, the just war debate, the nuclear option, genocide, and the concept of a holy war, it introduces students to general issues in ethics and moral theology, using the morality of war as a powerful and pertinent worked example.;Contributors include Elizabeth Anscombe, George Bell, Charles Curran, Y. Harkabi, Richard Harries, Stanley Hauerwas, Paul Ramsey, W. Montgomery Watt and Rowan Williams.
Professor David Brown FBA was the Van Mildert Professor of Divinity in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Durham. His publications include The Divine Trinity; Continental Philosophy and Modern Theology; Tradition and Imagination; Discipleship and Imagination; God and Enchantment of Placeand God and Grace of Body.
Ann Loades is Professor Emeritus of Theology at Durham University in England.
Revd Jeff Astley (Ph.D., University of Durham) is Honorary Professorial Fellow in Practical Theology and Christian Education, University of Durham. He was appointed as Founding Director of the North of England Institute for Christian Education in 1981; he previously worked in parish ministry, university chaplaincy and higher education.
His publications include The Philosophy of Christian Religious Education; Theological Perspectives on Christian Formation; Choosing Life? Christianity and Moral Problems; Learning in the Way: Research and Reflection on Adult Christian Education; Children, Churches and Christian Learning; Ordinary Theology: Looking, Listening and Learning in Theology; Exploring God-Talk: Using Language in Religion and Christ of the Everyday.
- Preface; Introduction: Reading The Readings; 1. The Context: Theology And Ethics; 1.1 Christian Ethics In Context; 1.2 Consequential Talk; 1.3...and The Bible; 1.4...and Love; 1.5 Moral Objectivity And Moral Mistakes; 1.6 The Bible And Moral Norms; 1.7 Sin And Idealism; 1.8 Moral Exceptions?; 1.9 Sin And Hard Choices; 1.10 The Theological Context Of Christian; Ethics; 1.11 Working It Out In Christ; 2. Peace And Pacifism; 2.1 Jesus The Pacifist?; 2.2 The Context Of New Testament Teaching; 2.3 The Meaning Of Peace; 2.4 A Pacifist Church?; 3. The Just War And The Nuclear Option; 3.1 Justifying War; 3.2 Some Principles; 3.3 Nuclear War And Nuclear Deterrence; 3.4 Judgement And Revelation; 4. Holy Wars And Holy Tolerance; 4.1 Jihad In Islam; 4.2 The Qur'anic Texts; 4.3 Muslim-christian Relations; 4.4 Islam And Peace; 4.5 Arab And Jew; 4.6 Jews And Christians; 4.7 Toleration And Religious Freedom; 4.8 Approaching Other Faiths; 4.9 Anonymous Christians?; Religion And Genocide: The Continuing Issue; Some Explanatory Notes On Islam; Further Reading; Topics For Discussion And Study; Acknowledgements; Index Of Subjects; Index Of Names