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The "Just War" is a concept very widely accepted by Christians - at least in the sense of acknowledging that there are conditions when Christians are called to fight. Catholics accept it, Anglicans do in principle (though some disagree), so do Lutherans, and many Baptists. They may not all agree on the conditions for fighting a 'just war', but they do ...


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Summary: No, the Just War doctrine is not intended to provide guidance at this level of detail. First a brief summary of what the Just War Doctrine is. It's intended to be an answer to the question of whether a Christian can morally fight in a war, and the very brief summary is: "A Christian can fight in a war, as long as it is 'Just'". Many Christian ...


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The issue of 'double agent' is a furphy, but the question raises a significant issue in more practical instances. The Church Father Augustine was a proponent of 'unqualified absolutism'. Norman L. Geisler says, in Christian Ethics, page 82, Augustine said that one must never commit a great crime of one’s own in order to avoid someone else's greater crime. ...


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On war: how has it been justified within Christianity, with respect to the New Testament, preferably the Gospels? Many Christians believe they have the right to defend themselves against an open aggressor, even to go to war if necessary. See: Here. We can notice in the Gospels that Our Lord never once condemned a soldier for being a soldier. In fact he ...


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