War, Peace and Justice

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"A time to ___ and a time to ____, a time for ____ and a time for ____"
"A time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace"
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"For all those who draw the ____ will __ by the _____"
"For all those who draw the sword will die by the sword"
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What are the conditions of a Just War?
The war was started by legal authorities; just cause; fought to establish good/rid evil; reasonable chance of success; last resort; only necessary forces should be used
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What is conventional warfare?
Fought by uniformed and trained armies usually from different countries using conventional weapons
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What is civil war?
Within a country where people of the same nation fight each other
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What is terrorism?
Raged by political or religious groups and may be confined to a country or worldwide
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What is nuclear warfare?
The effects of the weapons used may kill large numbers of people immediately and over many years to follow
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What is pacifism?
The belief that violence is wrong
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What are conscientious objectors?
Pacifists that object to war because of their conscience
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"Blessed are the _______ for they will be called ___ of God"
"Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called sons of God"
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"Love your ____ and ____ for those who _____ against you"
"Love your enemies and pray for those who trespass against you"
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"He _____ ___ may cast the first ____"
"He without sin may cast the first stone"
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Why may a Christian be a non-pacifist?
They may believe it is necessary to fight to preserve Christian values when they are attacked; Christ didn't teach absolute pacifism
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"Do not think I have come to bring ___ to the world. No I did not come to bring ____ but a _____"
"Do not think I have come to bring peace to the world. No I did not come to bring peace but a sword
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Example of a famous non-violent person
Martin Luther King JR
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"What are the four main aims of punishment?
Deterrence - put people off committing a crime; protection - to protect the innocent; retribution - vengeance or payback; reformation - chance to change their ways
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Who was Elizabeth Fry?
A Quaker in the 19th century who fought for the rights of prisoners
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What is social injustice?
Where people may be denied rights as a consequence of poverty or discrimination
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"Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his ___ for his friends"
"Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends"
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What is capital punishment?
The death penalty
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Why might a Christian support the death penalty?
May believe that the crime of murder goes against the sanctity of life and therefore needs the ultimate punishment (examples found in Old Testament)
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Why might a Christian go against the death penalty?
May say it's impossible to have foolproof conviction so execution is unfair as you can't guarantee justice; "Love they neighbour"
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