Religious conscience and nuclear warfare

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  • Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Peace -- Religious aspects,
  • Disarmament -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Moral and ethical aspects

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Includes bibliographical references

Statementedited by Jill Raitt
SeriesPaine lectures in religion -- 1982
ContributionsRaitt, Jill, Hauerwas, Stanley, 1940-, Green, Ronald Michael.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14057794M

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  In the words of our Holy Father, we need a “moral about-face,” The whole world must summon the moral courage and technical means to say no to nuclear conflict; no to weapons of mass destruction; no to an arms race which robs the poor and the vulnerable; and no to the moral danger of a nuclear age which places before humankind indefensible. war theory and variations thereof have shaped the American conscience. 'See John C. Bennett, ed., Nuclear Weapons and the Conflict of Conscience (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, ) and William J. Nagle, Morality and Modern Warfare (Baltimore: Helicon Press, ). There are a good many other volumes on this subject.   This charge I commit to you, son Timothy, according to the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you may wage the good warfare, having faith and a good conscience, which some having rejected, concerning the faith have suffered shipwreck – I . Religious intolerance & oppression in Russia Law "On freedom of conscience and religious associations" Sponsored link. A law with the above title was passed by the Russian Duma. It was signed into law by the President and came into effect on OCT The following text describes some of its features.

  Arthur C. Clarke’s own story “The Star” (in which a Jesuit starship crewman learns that the star of Bethlehem was a nova that destroyed an advanced civilization), James Blish’s A Case of Conscience (in which Fr. Ruiz-Sanchez is confronted by the Lithians, a race with no concept of God, sin, or the afterlife), and Walter M.

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OCLC Number: Description: v, 34 pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction --On surviving justly: an ethical analysis of nuclear disarmament / by Stanley M. Hauerwas --Moral axioms for the nuclear age / by Ronald M. Title: Paine lectures in religion, Responsibility: edited by Jill Raitt. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nuclear weapons and Christian conscience.

London: Merlin, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. The pronouncements of the Holy See all point to this as the only ultimate solution. The first duty of the Christian is to help clarify thought on this point by taking the stand that all-out nuclear, bacterial or chemical warfare is unacceptable as a practical solution to international problems because it would mean the destruction of the world.

NOTES. 1 "U.S. at War," TIME, Vol. XLVI, No. 8 (Aug ) p 2 Speech to the American Society of Newspaper Editors, Ap 3 Toward a New Security: Lessons of the Forty Years Since Trinity (Cambridge: Union of Concerned Scientists, ) p 4 "The Russell-Einstein Manifesto," in We Can Avert a Nuclear War, eds.

William Epstein and Lucy Webster (Cambridge:. He found that each defendant felt compelled by religious beliefs, by conscience, and by God to demonstrate and take action against nuclear weapons at. The book deals with the political, social, civil, and religious atmosphere before, during, and after WWI.

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Bachelder, who has worked in Religious conscience and nuclear warfare book, in was minister of Worcester City Missionary Society (United Church of Christ) in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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A seared conscience. The seared conscience which Paul refers to in 1 Tim. is the conscience that has become insensible to moral and spiritual discernment through persistent violations of it. It is clear from our discussion thus far that conscience is a function of both the intellect and the Size: 50KB.

As Andrew Brown shows in Keeper of the Nuclear Conscience, Joseph Rotblat's life—from an impoverished childhood in war-torn Warsaw to an active old age that brought honors and public recognition, including the Nobel Peace Prize—is a compelling human story in itself.

What gives it added significance is Rotblat's single-minded dedication to peaceful causes, particularly his pursuit of 5/5(5). Credits "The Warfare of Conscience with Theology" in the author's The Mind and Art of Victorian England, which the University of Minnesota Press published in It has been included in the Victorian Web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.

This web version is a project supported by the University Scholars Programme of the National University of Singapore. Chapter 9 The Role of Religion in Nuclear Disarmament At the top of any religion’s priority list should be the quest for world peace.

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Thus, a religious refusal to commit idolatry may have been the main motive, and not always a refusal, on ethical grounds, to engage in war. Many apparent pacifists, in. Ethics and weapons of mass destruction: religious and secular perspectives / edited by Sohail H.

Hashmi and Steven P. Lee. isbn – isbn (pbk.) 1. Nuclear warfare – Moral and ethical aspects. Weapons of mass destruction – Moral and ethical aspects. Hashmi, Sohail H., – ii. This book began to Cited by: Books shelved as nuclear-war: Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank, On the Beach by Nevil Shute, The Compound by S.A.

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Jerry Maguire (played by Tom Cruise in a film of the same name) is a successful, high-profile sports agent who, at develops a conscience about the way he does business, about the way he steamrolls athletes in pursuit of the almighty 's life was at its peak.

He was one of the best in his line, he was making a mint representing some of the best athletes in the country, and he. The nuclear reality not only takes us beyond Niebuhr and real politics; it also takes us beyond the “just war” as a justification or rationalization for the use of nuclear weapons.

Nuclear warfare is indicted, not vindicated, by the limiting categories of just-war criteria such as due proportion, just means, just intentions and reasonable. If the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division allows health care providers in these states to deny patients euthanasia or other means of doctor-assisted suicide, it's refusing them the "death Author: Monica Hunter-Hart.

Many claim that nuclear deterrence is responsible for keeping peace between the superpowers in the post-World War II age. Yet nuclear deterrence has always made moralists, philosophers, and just plain people uncomfortable, based as it is on our own vulnerability and the threat to unleash nuclear weapons in response to aggression from enemies who seek to exploit this vulnerability.

Statement of Religious Leaders on North Korea Nuclear Agreement Bishop Thomas Wenski, J ; Letter to Senate and House Chairs and Ranking Members on Nuclear Weapons Funding Bishop Thomas Wenski, May 9, ; Backgrounder on Nuclear Arms and Landmines Weapons April ; Background on Nuclear Arms and Landmines February   The nature of warfare is constantly changing and evolving.

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Wenski, May 9, Letters to Senators Brownback, DeWine, and Specter Requesting Opposition to Funding of the Robust Nuclear Earth.

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The Center on Conscience & War (CCW) is a United States non-profit anti-war organization located in Washington, D.C. dedicated to defending and extending the rights of conscientious group participates in the G.I.

Rights Hotline, and works against all forms of are no charges for any of CCW's services. The group was organized as National Council for Religious. Religiously-based civil unrest and warfare. In Northern Ireland, "the troubles" refer to about three decades of violence, largely between the Roman Catholics nationalist community who sought union with Ireland and the primarily Protestant unionist community who want to remain part of the was largely rooted in discrimination by the Protestant majority against the Catholic minority.

What happens when religious faith meets scientific facts. Many believe that conflict defines the relationship between science and religion, especially the Christian religion.

But the war between faith and science is a myth—a very popular myth—that has endured for too long. By investigating the root of this myth and reexamining its classic stories, Science and [ ]. In a recent article of mine about Christians apologists for the state, its military, and its wars, I mentioned, for the first time I believe, the term “nuclear Christian.” I would like to elaborate on the meaning of this neologism.

Another anniversary of the dropping by the United States of the atomic bombs “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima (August 6. Reviving the nuclear arms consciousness. One of the book’s most gripping scenes is the courtroom trial, where the arguments for and against the defendants were laid out.

The resisters.Bible verses about Nuclear War. Ezekiel ESV / 22 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, set your face toward Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him and say, Thus says the Lord God: Behold, I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal.The Church and the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons and Christian Conscience: the Report of a Working Party Under the Chairmanship of the Bishop of Salisbury Church of England.

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