Just Indefensible There is such a thing as just war, but terrorism isn’t it
War & the End of War
Old Testament Perspectives on War
This paper wants to answer questions related to the following: different types of war, the purpose and nature of holy war, the secularization of war by the monarchy of Israel, the Old Testament vision of peace, and what can the modern church learn about war from the Old Testament.
War in a Church-Historical Perspective
Wright surveys the way the early church viewed war. He demonstrates how complex the views were during the period of the early martyrs, i.e. the first three centuries. The prominence of idolatry in the Roman army complicated the attitudes of Christians. The church did not function with a worked-out public ethics.
Karl Barth's Attitude to War in the Context of World War II
This paper reflects on Karl Barth's treatment of war in his Church Dogmatics. It indicates that this is in part a reflection of Barth's personal experience of World War I. It gives Barth's theological basis for his response to war. A final section of the essay deals with the contemporary relevance of Barth's view.
The One, Great War
The author refers to a major topic in the letters of Paul, the topic of war. God's people are at war against evil and the devil. There is also war within believers, as they war against the flesh.
The Bible and War in America: An Historical Survey
What should be the attitude of Christians towards war? This article offers a historical survey of views in the USA; for example, just-war theory and pacifism
Spiritual Warfare – Be Strong in the Lord
Christians are at war, and this war is of the most serious nature. Spiritual warfare is not with flesh and blood but against spiritual forces. Chapter 1 indicates where Christians find their strength in this battle. The author uses Ephesians 6:10-20 to indicate that all strength is to be found in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Spiritual Warfare – One Side of the Horse or the Other
Christians are at war, and this war is of the most serious nature. Spiritual warfare is not with flesh and blood but against spiritual forces.
The Evangelical and War
The problem of war is reflected upon in this paper. Three basic positions usually taken are discussed: pacifism, activism, and mediativism.
Is It Ever Right to Fight? The Biblical Case for "Just War"
The War of the Worlds?
The Incarnate Liberator for a World in Terror
“The Son of God appeared to destroy the works of the devil.” This article is about spiritual war and God’s victory over sin and the devil.
This article shows that all wars are the result of man's sinful nature; however, war is not outside God's power. God uses war to judge one nation against another. They also remind us of the horrors of sin, and the fact that peace is dependent upon God.
The Peace of God
The Ethics of Nuclear War
Romans 13:5 - Should a Christian Go to War?
This article discusses the question if a Christian should go to war.The author looks at arguments for pacifism and for Christians participating in war.
Pacifism and Peace
"Not a Square Inch"
The Beatles, Religion, and War
War is Expensive
Romans 8:21 - Liberation and Reformation
Peace Settlements in History
Not Peace but a Sword
If Christ Predicted War, May Christians Pray for Peace?
There are Christians who feel that praying for peace is contrary to God's will. Jesus taught that in the last days there will be war and rumours of wars, but his disciples should not be alarmed, as this must take place (Mark 13:7). If war "must take place", should we still pray for peace?