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The Horrors We Bless: Rethinking the Just-War Legacy
Is war inevitable? Is it so woven into the fabric of our being that it always was and always will be? This text argues that later Christians succumbed to the supposed 'normalcy' of war and developed what later became known as the 'just-war theory', which was actually devised as a deterrent to the rush to war.
Paperback, 89 pages
Published February 15th 2007 by Fortress Press
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A very eye opening experience that changed my view of war. This book really pushed more and more against war. It also showed me how much America is in love with war and violence. America needs to move the millions upon millions of dollars it spends on defense, to something more profitable such as: education, health reform, international aid and relief. It not only made me rethink the just-war theory, but war in general. The world isn't meant for war, but peace. We will never get peace through th ...more