In Defence of War?
A workshop with Nigel Biggar
with responses from
Assoc. Prof. of Theology and Director, Network for Religion in Public Life, University of Exeter… 129 more words
Official press statement on this topic: I am, at best, wary of the hasty declaration that just wars are permissible. I’m choosing to blame the hesitancy on an internal conflict between genetic predisposition (my great-grandpa was a pacifist) and an unhealthily strong desire to avoid agreeing with Greg Boyd on a social issue. 687 more words
Today, November 11, marks Veteran’s Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Canada. Originally called Armistice Day and begun to mark the end of the “War to End all Wars,” Veteran’s Day now celebrates the service and sacrifice of soldiers who have fought in all of the United States’ wars. 170 more words
Here are some popular statements: “Religion causes war” -Richard Dawkins.“Most wars are fought over religion”, “Christianity is a militant religion because the history of Crusades, Inquisition, New World (dealing with natives) and Holocaust.”How accurate are these statements?
The case against secession was best made before 1861 by James Buchanan and Abraham Lincoln, the 15th and 16th Presidents of the United States. Buchanan made his case during his December 3, 1860 State of the Union address and Lincoln made his case during his March 4, 1861 first inaugural address. 4,237 more words