The Morality of Self-Defense and Military Action: The Judeo-Christian Tradition

The Morality of Self-Defense and Military Action: The Judeo-Christian Tradition

by David B. Kopel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440832772
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Series: Non-Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 471
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

David B. Kopel, JD, is adjunct professor of advanced constitutional law at Denver University, Sturm College of Law.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction ix

Part 1 The Old Testament and the Jews 1

1 The Torah 3

2 The Rise and Fall of the Hebrew Republic and Monarchy 23

3 Israel Returns 65

4 Psalms, Prophets, and the Problem of Violence in the Hebrew Bible 79

5 Diaspora to Holocaust to Israel 97

Part 2 The New Testament to the Present 145

6 The New Testament 147

7 From the Early Apostles to the Fall of Rome 173

8 The Middle Ages 219

9 Reformation 261

10 Revolutions 289

11 The American Revolution 319

12 Modern Christianity 347

13 Quakers: Respect for Conscience 383

14 Modern Pacifism 397

Conclusion: Defending Creation 429

Index 441

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