Just War Tradition

Marksism – No. 78: Nukes, Ukraine, Christian Nationalism

This week the editors discuss nuclear threats from Russia, the war in Ukraine, and Mark David Hall’s article about trying to measure Christian nationalism.

A Cold War–Just War Response to Nuclear Threats
A Cold War–Just War Response to Nuclear Threats

Vladimir Putin’s recent announcement to place his nation’s nuclear deterrent forces on a state of heightened alert invites those of us in the free world—and surely the United States—to revisit the just war assumptions that served as a deterrence during the Cold War.

Marksism – No. 77: Ukraine Invasion!

This week the editors discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Russia, China, and a Cold War–Just War Response

The present need is to deter China and Russia. This is why a “cold war” and a “just war” response is necessary.

Where is the Love? A Just War Response to Germany’s Position on Ukraine
Where is the Love? A Just War Response to Germany’s Position on Ukraine

Germany does not love her neighbor when she rejects Ukraine’s plea for defensive weapons.

Just War is Not a Foreign Policy
Just War is Not a Foreign Policy

Just war thinking is moral analysis of military action, not a framework for foreign policy. Acknowledging these limitations helps us to become better just war casuists, and it highlights the need for values-driven strategic thinking in the foreign policy sphere.

Camaraderie and Love in Matrix Resurrections
Camaraderie and Love in Matrix Resurrections

Matrix Resurrections, and much of today’s heroic fiction, speaks to us of different loves, including the love between comrades fighting for what is right.

Marc LiVecche on Just War at Liberty University
Marc LiVecche on Just War at Liberty University

Marc LiVecche spoke at Liberty University about the just war tradition.

Baptist Political Theology on War and Peace - Just War Tradition- Paul Miller
Baptist Political Theology on War and Peace

At the Christianity and National Security Conference, Paul D. Miller reviewed the history of how Baptists have thought about war, peace, and the just war tradition.

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