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Christ Our Peace, Unifier of the World: A Note on the Invariable Calamity of War – War is not Normative

The Christian appraisal of armed hostility is sometime reduced to a set of doctrinal criteria purporting to sum up the morally significant aspects of war. An alternative and equally hallowed approach is the appeal to a pervasive human sinfulness so toxic as irremediably to infect the structure of human existence with bloodshed and killing. But… continue reading