The Just War Theory

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  • Created on: 10-01-17 17:39
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  • The Just War Theory
    • A war is just if:
      • Cause of war is just
        • Example: To remove a form of injustice
      • Begun as a last resort
      • If fought in attempt to restore peace
      • Must avoid killing civillians
    • Many Christians believe that although fighting a war is acceptable- it's much better if there is no war, just or not
    • Ideas associated with St Thomas Aquinas


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