Just War as Christian Discipleship

Recentering the Tradition in the Church rather than the State
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2009
Product Number: EB00004622
Released: Oct 01, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441206817
Publisher: Brazos Press
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This provocative and timely primer on the just war tradition connects just war to the concrete practices and challenges of the Christian life. Daniel Bell explains that the point is not simply to know the just war tradition but to live it even in the face of the tremendous difficulties associated with war. He shows how just war practice, if it is to be understood as a faithful form of Christian discipleship, must be rooted in and shaped by the fundamental convictions and confessions of the faith. The book includes a foreword by an Army chaplain who has served in Iraq and study questions for group use.