christian views (peace and justice)

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"The Lord is a warror, the Lord is His name" Exodus 15:3

Jesus enters a temple and becomes angry with people who are selling sacrifices and becomes upset, overturning tables etc. John 2:12

“There is…a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.” Ecclesiastes 3:8

"Happy are the peacemakers because they should be called the Sons of God" Matthew 5:9

"Thou shall not kill" the decalogue

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Quakers"Let us then try what love can do" William Penn (founder)

Pax Christi
founded in 1945 to promote post-war peace
Roman Catholic
completely against violence, pacifists

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Capital Punishment

"eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot" Exodus 21:24
"Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed" Genesis 9:6

Against sanctity of life - all life is sacred as it was a gift from God
"The Lord has put away your sin; you shall not die" 2 Samuel 12:13

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