Just War, Lasting Peace: What Christian Tradition Can Teach Us

Just War, Lasting Peace: What Christian Tradition Can Teach Us

by John Kleiderer
     
 

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How does the just war theory apply to the war in Iraq? Can religion, which has been at the root of many wars, illuminate a new path to peace?

More than 50 theologians, peace activists, military experts, public policy analysts, and media commentators gathered together to answer these questions. This book is the result of their exploration. It offers clarity and

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How does the just war theory apply to the war in Iraq? Can religion, which has been at the root of many wars, illuminate a new path to peace?

More than 50 theologians, peace activists, military experts, public policy analysts, and media commentators gathered together to answer these questions. This book is the result of their exploration. It offers clarity and hope.

The participants included Jim Wallis, Joan Chittister, Drew Christiansen, Robert Royal, Michael Baxter, Gregory Reichberg, Mary Cusimano Love, Peter and Margaret OBrien Steinfels, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570756498
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

John Kleiderer is policy analyst for the Office of Social and International Ministries, U.S. Jesuit Conference, Washington, D.C.

Paula Minaert is a freelance writer and editor in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Mark Mossa, S.J., is a student at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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