This book rewrites the history of Christian peace ethics. Christian reflection on reducing violence or overcoming war has roots in ancient Roman philosophy and eventually grew to influence modern international law. This historical overview begins with Cicero, the source of Christian authors like Augustine and Thomas Aquinas. It is highly debatable whether Augustine had a systematic interest in just war or whether his writings were used to develop a systematic just war teaching only by the later tradition. May Christians ...

From Just War to Modern Peace Ethics 2012, de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110291773

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From Just War to Modern Peace Ethics 2012, de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110488487

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