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Peace Be with You: Justified Warfare or the Way of Nonviolence
In Part One, Egan traces the history of "justified warfare" up to our present century when peacemakers were finally heard in their call to return to the teaching of gospel nonviolence. In Part Two, she articulates the spirituality and theology of peace, drawing on the works of mercy, the Beatitudes, the Lord's Prayer, the teachings of Vatican II and the American bishops, a ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Wipf & Stock Publishers
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Mar 31, 2007 Nick rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone who thinks war is an effective way to resolve differences between nations
An excellent review of Christian thought on nonviolence and war, and a critique of just war thinking as well as a personal account of the growth of a Catholic nonviolence movement in the modern era.