The Morality of Self-Defense and Military Action: The Judeo-Christian Tradition, 1st Edition

  • David B. Kopel
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  • ISBN-10: 1440832781
  • ISBN-13: 9781440832789
  • DDC: 172.42
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 420 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Shedding new light on a controversial and intriguing issue, this book will reshape the debate on how the Judeo-Christian tradition views the morality of personal and national self-defense.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Old Testament and the Jews.
1: The Torah.
2: The Rise and Fall of the Hebrew Republic and Monarchy.
3: Israel Returns.
4: Psalms, Prophets, and the Problem of Violence in the Hebrew Bible.
5: Diaspora to Holocaust to Israel.
The New Testament to the Present.
6: The New Testament.
7: From the Early Apostles to the Fall of Rome.
8: The Middle Ages.
9: Reformation.
10: Revolutions.
11: The American Revolution.
12: Modern Christianity.
13: Quakers: Respect for Conscience.
14: Modern Pacifism.
Defending Creation.
About the Author.