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War and Pacifism
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Just War Theory
Just war theory asks 'When is it right to fight?' and 'How should war be fought?'

Ancient philoshopers such as Aristotle and Cicero wrote that a war of self defence was just

The Christian thinkers St Ambrose and St Augustine in…

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Evaluating Just war theory
It maintains core moral principles in a framework permitting violence in controlled circumstances and
against certain targets
It recognises the need the act against a tyrannical agressor that is intent on angression
It prohibits wanton acts of violence in the national interest
Realists argue that the…

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Right:
Joshua 10:40 'Joshua spare no one, everyone was put to death' This was commanded by the Lord God
of Israel
God engages in conflict with those who opposes him
Wrong:
10 commandments
Love you enemy
World of peace and justice
Kingdom of god kingdom of peace
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