Just War

Friday, May 1, 2009 - 00:00

The House of Bishops Theology Committee report, "Some Observations on Just War," is well-meaning, but incomplete. It is really an attempt to reconcile core values with national security interests—different from the charge given to it by General...

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 00:52

The roots of Just War thinking are to be found, not in scripture, but in the Stoic tradition of philosophy that can be traced back in its essentials to Aristotle. The highest priority was not (as it tends to be in modern thinking) the preservation...

Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 20:00

Today, the United States is the only super-power on the face of the earth. With such power comes the ability to wage war unilaterally using our own country’s set of presuppositions and or priorities. Yet the United States is a country, that...

Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 20:00

The following paper was delivered to the Clericus of the Diocese of Vermont Randolph, Vermont, November 19, 2002 by Bishop George Packard Before beginning, and for the record, let me list the generally agreed upon basics of  Just War. A Just War...