- Created by: MaureenG
- Created on: 04-06-18 10:39
OT prophets believed war to be God's judgment on his people. Tyler & Reid: "Presented as a God of action, his activety often seen in his engagment of conflict."
NT: Jesus as peaceful Messiah; "blessed are the peacemakers", "love out enemies".
Crusades were ordered by various Popes between 11th - 13thC. Known as holy wars they were carreid out 'on behalf of God'
Brewer in NI "religion has been part of the problem / salution." Ecumenical groups work within areas of social justcice. They look to bring reconciliation by ending innorance through prayer and councelling. Eg. Corrymeela Community. Inter- church groups made from clergy from the various Christian…