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The Sword and the Cross: Reflections on Command and Conscience

The Sword and the Cross: Reflections on Command and Conscience

by James H. Toner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275942120
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/30/1992
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

JAMES H. TONER is Associate Professor of Political Science at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, where he teaches international politics and political philosophy. A graduate of the Infantry Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia, he served on active duty as an Army officer from 1968-1972. He is the author of The American Military Ethic: A Meditation (Praeger, 1992) and has contributed articles and reviews to a number of scholarly and defense-related journals. Known as a superior classroom teacher, Toner has also served as Visiting Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the United States Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama.

Table of Contents



The Etiology of War

The Avatars of Power: War and Politics

On the Just War Tradition

Command and Conscience

The Political Christ of the Synoptic Gospels

On Pacifism

The Sword and the Cross

Selected Bibliography


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