Making war & making peace : why some Christians fight and some don't / Dennis Byler.

By: Byler, Dennis, 1949-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Peace and justice series 8Publisher: Scottdale, Pa. : Herald Press, c1989Description: 103 p. : ill. ; 20 cmISBN: 0836134974 (alk. paper) :; 9780836134971 (alk. paper)Subject(s): War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Just war doctrineLOC classification: BT736.2 | .B95 1989
Contents:
The fourth century watershed. How many attitudes toward war can be Christian? ; The legacy of Augustine -- How most Christians justify warfare. Sad but true : responsible Christians must fight ; Against the violence of the oppressor ; When God commands it ; But what about nuclear war? ; When we don't stop to think carefully -- Why some Christians refuse to fight. Taking Jesus seriously ; Acting for a shalom world ; Turning our backs on Christendom.
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Bibliography: p. 100-101.

The fourth century watershed. How many attitudes toward war can be Christian? ; The legacy of Augustine -- How most Christians justify warfare. Sad but true : responsible Christians must fight ; Against the violence of the oppressor ; When God commands it ; But what about nuclear war? ; When we don't stop to think carefully -- Why some Christians refuse to fight. Taking Jesus seriously ; Acting for a shalom world ; Turning our backs on Christendom.

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