Unformatted text preview: George W. Bush, 2 nd Inaugural Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish, and the war came….With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations. Abraham Lincoln, 2 nd Inaugural Recommended Further Reading: James Turner Johnson, The Holy War Idea in Western and Islamic Traditions John Kelsay, Islam and War: A Study in Comparative Ethics Michael Walzer, Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations...
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- Fall '09
- Islam, 2003 invasion of Iraq, Holy War Idea