6 edition of Holy war, just war found in the catalog.
Holy war, just war
Roberto De Mattei
Includes bibliographical references (p. -89).
|Other titles||Islam and Christendom at war|
|Statement||by Roberto de Mattei.|
|LC Classifications||BL65.W2 D413 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||89 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||89|
|LC Control Number||2008351793|
ments of the classical positions of holy war, pacifism, and just war; and these three understandings of war, of course, have persisted in the biblical religious traditions for centuries. HOLY WAR The concept of holy war was widespread in the ancient Near East dur-ing the biblical period. After examining the historical records from areasFile Size: KB. Dave Hunt, in his book, "A Cup of Trembling: Jerusalem and Bible Prophecy", says, "Islam is fighting a holy war for control of the world! That war was begun by Mohammed himself in the seventh century and is still carried on today by his faithful followers through terrorism." But war is more than guns, planes and tanks.
Just War is a concept that governs the conditions under which a war can be waged and how it can be waged. Increasingly, it also handles the post-war issues of legal claims about war crimes committed previously. The theory of Just War is known in variant forms since antiquity and several versions exist within both religious and philosophical. The concept of “just war,” meaning justifiable war waged by a legitimate government, is not the same as a “holy war.” Critics sometimes claim that holy war is encouraged in the Old Testament. However, the nation of Israel was given a mandate only to conquer the land of Canaan (Numbers ).
In the pages of Holy War, Just War, Roberto de Mattei argues that "The best way to approach Islam is to respect to respect it means to accept it for what it is, without 'reinterpreting' it and trying to make it what it is not." His is such a sensible approach that it unlikely to be taken up by our leaders, because to view Islam "as it really is" involves jettisoning illusions upon which. The Holy War is the name given to the BYU–Utah football rivalry. It is an American college football rivalry game played by the Brigham Young University (BYU) Cougars and University of Utah game is part of the larger BYU–Utah this rivalry context, the term "Holy War" refers to the fact that BYU is owned and administered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter .
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In "Holy War, Just War: Islam and Christendom at War", Dr. Roberto Mattei presents to us a brisk yet detailed comparison of two divergent religions; and the resulting codification of two vastly different conceptions of war. Mattei eschews the modern moral equivalence that is often advanced to equate the concepts of jihad with crusade.5/5(4).
Holy War, Just War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In these pages, Mattei argues that the best way to approach Islam is to /5(6).
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Hourly Update. John Bunyon () is probably best known for his book The Pilgrims Progress rather than his just war book works, one of which is The Holy War. When bunion wrote The Holy War he was actually imprisoned for preaching without a licensethis imprisonment lasted 12 years.
You can see much of feelings come to play as the story unfolds in this book/5. The second half of the book provides a useful critical examination of three rival ideas about the justification of violence: pacifism, holy war/jihad, and the just war tradition.
Steffen argues that even pacifists can become 'demonic' when they embrace absolute pacifism in a fanatical by: Holy war. Abstract. This article surveys medieval discussion of “just war” and “holy war.” While a strong division between these is a modern development, the terminology does reflect distinctive trajectories of interpretation present in the earliest of medieval commentators on war.
Greg Boyd’s massive The Just war book of the Warrior God, to which I devoted a series much like this series on Webb and Oeste’s book, sought to re-interpret the holy war texts in light of a.
This book explores the development of ideas of morally justified or legitimate war in Western and Islamic civilizations. Historically, these ideas have been grouped under three labels: just war, holy war, and jihad.
The twenty chapters of this book explore two broad questions: What historical evidence exists that Christian and Jewish writers on just war and holy war and Muslim writers. Holy War, Just War by Lloyd Steffen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2). “The Holy War” by John Bunyan () with the subtitles The Losing and Taking Again of the Town of Man-soul (The Holy War Made by Shaddai upon Diabolus, for the Regaining of the World is an allegorical Christian novel that depicts the fictional characters and events to illustrate the Christian spiritual journey.
The holy war is the story of “Mansoul” an. Holy wars Holy wars. Modern people often regard the idea of a holy war as a contradiction. Killing thousands of people and causing wholesale destruction seems to be as far from holiness as one can.
If Jesus is a holy warrior in the Book of Revelation, can we just stop worrying about God as warrior and holy war in the Old Testament.
To finish off, William Webb and Gordon Oeste (Bloody, Brutal. Holy war, any war fought by divine command or for a religious purpose.
The concept of holy war is found in the Bible (e.g., the Book of Joshua) and has played a role in many religions. See crusade; jihad. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Crusades, military expeditions, beginning in the late 11th century, that were organized by.
The aim of the book is to explain to a new convert the allegory by John Bunyan of “The Holy War”. This is achieved by giving bible verses to back up the allegory and by using quotations from Bunyan’s life as described in “Grace Abounding to.
A religious war or holy war (Latin: bellum sacrum) is a war primarily caused or justified by differences in the modern period, debates are common over the extent to which religious, economic, or ethnic aspects of a conflict predominate in a given war.
According to the Encyclopedia of Wars, out of all 1, known/recorded historical conflicts,or %, had. Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges Edited by Sohail H.
Hashmi. The first detailed inquiry into what Christians, Jews, and Muslims knew of each others' views of justified war and how such information informed their own thinking. Holy War, Just War explores the "dark side" in Christianity, Islam, and Judaism by examining how the concept of ultimate value contributes to religious violence.
Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Just War, Jihad, and Holy War Moral reasoning on war is a human phenomenon perhaps as old and universal as war itself. All major civilizations have engaged in thinking about the justification of the resort to war and the proper means to prosecute it.
Holy War, Just War: Exploring the Moral Meaning of Religious Violence. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, xxviii + pp. $ (paper), ISBN Reviewed by Elizabeth Linehan (Department of Philosophy, Saint Joseph's University) Published on H-Catholic (April, ).
These examples clearly illustrate that God commanded and allowed the use of violence for a holy purpose.
Augustine of Hippo (), in his work City of God, consolidated Jewish and Greco-Roman traditions into a Christian understanding of legitimate warfare, or “just-war doctrine.” Augustine taught that violence could be undertaken.
He is not "bloodthirsty," as Dawkins supposes, but he is just, righteous, and holy. Ironically, perhaps, driving the Canaanites out of the land in fact gave the possibility for future repentance.
"Holy War" and Christian Morality. So is Old Testament "holy war" good for us? Well, it is certainly a difficult phrase, but one that needs to be heard.
Holy War, Just War by Patrick Provost-Smith,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Patrick Provost-Smith. Question: "What is the just war theory?" It’s also critically important to distinguish between the concept of a just war and the idea of a holy war.
Just war theory does not support the concept of waging holy wars, and neither does the Bible.