Just War Tradition

A Lesson of Hiroshima

The first visit to Hiroshima by a sitting US head of state reminds us that the end of war is peace

Less Hegel, More History! Christian Ethics and Political Realities

Christian ethicists should read less moral theology and political philosophy and more history.

Drones
Using Drones Ethically

Kenneth Himes’ Drones and the Ethics of Targeted Killing offers an ethical and theological analysis of how we do and should use drones.

Waterboarding and the Platinum Rule

From the Winter, 2016 Print Edition

Responsibility to Protect
Calling All Christians: The Responsibility to Protect

The Episcopal Church has taken a strong stand in support of Responsibility to Protect (R2P), an international norm developed to stop genocide and other crimes against humanity.

Is the Catholic Church About To Abandon Its Just War Teaching?

No – though The National Catholic Reporter would apparently like you to think it is.

Rome Peacemaking Conference
Just War as Peacemaking

The just war ethic is really and first an approach to politics as the moral exercise of power in service of justice, fairness, stability, and ultimately peace.

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A Roman Catholic Conference on Nonviolence & Just Peace

A three day conference in Rome, co-convened by a Vatican council and Catholic peacemakers groups, is taking another look at an old debate

The One Hope of the World

C.S. Lewis & the Just War Character