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1 Introduction Wrestling with a Perennial Issue Contemporary Geopolitics Presumption Against War or Against Injustice? Making Moral Judgments Religious Attitudes Toward War Just-War Thinking and the Terrorist Threat 2 Just-War Thinking in Ancient and Medieval Thought Pre-Christian Just-War Thinking Early Christian Attitudes Toward War and Soldiering Early Christian Development of Just-War Thinking: Ambrose and Augustine The Medieval Development of Just-War Thinking in Thomas Aquinas 3 Just-War Thinking in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Period The Protestant Reformers on Church and State and War Early Modern Thinking About International Law: Vitoria, Suarez and Grotius 4 Just-War Thinking in the Modern Period to the Present Reinhold Niebuhr John Courtney Murray Paul Ramsey William V. O'Brien Michael Walzer James Turner Johnson Roman Catholic Social Teaching 5 Christian Ethics and the Use of Force The Personal and the Political (Romans 12-13) Rethinking the "Politics of Jesus" Rethinking the Ethics of the New Testament Rethinking Pacifism and the Nonviolent Imperative Rethinking Neighbor love The Morality of Preemptive Force 6 Just-War Theory: Its Character, Constitution and Context Rethinking Justice Just War's Debt to Natural-Law Thinking The Spectrum of Force: Just War as a Mediating Position The Moral Criteria of the Just-War Position The Justice of Deterrence Retribution or Revenge? 7 Just-War Theory and the Problem of Terrorism The Nature of the Terrorist Threat Terror in the Name of God Just War's Response to Terrorism Extending Just-War Thinking Beyond War and Terrorism: Postbello Considerations 8 The Church's Worldly Mission Christ and Culture Revisited Adjusting Our Eschatology and Ethics Incarnational Witness and Civic Duty The Moral Necessity of Politics: Rendering to Caesar What Is Caesar's Taking Theology Seriously Selected Bibliography Indexes
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War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines.
Just war doctrine -- History.
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Just war doctrine.