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Blessed are the peacemakers : pacifism, just war, and peacebuilding

Author: Lisa Sowle Cahill
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a contribution to the Christian ethics of war and peace. It advances peacebuilding as a needed challenge to and expansion of the traditional framework of just-war theory and pacifism. It builds on a critical reading of historical landmarks from the Bible through Augustine, Aquinas, the Reformers, Christian peace movements, and key modern figures like Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Reinhold Niebuhr, and recent  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Sowle Cahill
ISBN: 1506431658 9781506431659
OCLC Number: 1089691129
Description: xiii, 380 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: From just war and pacifism to peacebuilding : an introduction --
Jesus : the reality of God's reign and the possibility of peace --
Early Christian pacifism : Tertullian and Origen --
Augustine and the beginnings of Christian just war theory --
War and the common good : Aquinas and the just war tradition --
Reformation interpretations of just war : Luther and Calvin --
War in God's name : crusaders, Joan of Arc, and Puritan revolutionaries --
A witness for the kingdom : humanist, Anabaptist, and Quaker pacifists --
From just war and pacifism to peacebuilding --
Peacebuilding : a practical strategy of hope.
Other Titles: Blessed are the peace makers
Pacifism, just war, and peacebuilding
Responsibility: Lisa Sowle Cahill.

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This book is a contribution to the Christian ethics of war and peace. It offers critical interpretations of landmark positions from the Bible and early church through the twentieth century, and  Read more...

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