This is Part 3 of a series of post on Christians and war. This time I want to take a look at two more just war criteria to show how they to can be used to restrain nearly all violence. The Last Resort criteria states every possible means of peaceful resolution must be exhausted. Sounds […]Read more "Jus Ad Bellum Or Just Bull: The Christian, War, and Hope For A Peaceful Future (Part 3)"
This is Part 2 of my series on war and the Christian. Remember model UN in high school. Well, I don’t because we didn’t have it, but essentially it’s where students pretend to be world leaders and make big decisions. Let’s play model UN for a minute. Let’s pretend the UN can’t figure out what […]Read more "Jus Ad Bellum or Just Bull: The Christian, War, and Hope for a Peaceful Future (Part 2)"
In 1918 the United States entered the most violent war in history up to that time. Two famous Christians had two diametrically inverted responses. First, William Jennings Bryan. Few know him today. A century ago “The Great Commoner” was a household name across America. Vocal Christian, Populist crusader, presidential contender, perceived goat of the infamous […]Read more "Jus Ad Bellum or Just Bull: The Christian, War, and Hope For A Peaceful Future (Part 1)"