Intro Religions Day 15 Just War

Intro Religions Day 15 Just War - Just War What would who...

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Just War
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What would who do? Background Christian theology frames both articles journal Richard Neuhaus, David Novak Walter Wink Seminary professor, New Testament, “myth of redemptive violence” What would Jesus do? Editors’ response Wink’s response?
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Jus ad bellum (cause) and jus in bello (conduct) Editors: Jus ad bellum: Defensive Right Intention Proportionate Last Resort Probability of success Jus in bello: Proportionate Discrimination Wink: Jus ad bellum: Just cause Legitimate authority Formally declared Peaceful intention Last resort Hope of success Proportionate Jus in bello: Immune noncombatants Prisoners treated humanely Intentional treaties and conventions honored
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How do they view each other? Editors: Non-violent resistance Wink is a fraudulent pacifist (and maybe he is also part of the morally debilitated professoriate. Wink: Rigor of just war theory He thinks the Editors piece is evidence of Christians trying to work around Jesus’ restrictions.
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How would they respond to each other’s accusations? Issues
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course RELIGION 2001 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State.

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