While my plan is to submit a weekly blog post to Christian Ethics Bites, last week I was swamped with midterm grading and was unable to contribute, so this week I am making amends. This is my eighth blog post in this series on Christian ethics and the morality of war. To this point I've tried… Continue reading Christian Faith and War 8: Who Can Kill in War?
Last weekend the United States launched an airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan. The bombs hit a hospital administered by Doctors Without Borders. The airstrike left 22 people killed and 37 injured. As of yesterday, 33 people remain unaccounted for. Meanwhile, Russia has stepped up its own air assault in Syria, claiming itself to be a partner in the fight… Continue reading Christian Faith and War 7: Can War be Just?
"Innocent, listen to me, I need to tell you that you are all going to die." In 1994 Innocent Rwililiza was a 38 year old Rwandan school teacher. She is today a living witness of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. I came across Innocent's story at the RwandanStories website, an online resource that has preserved the voices of… Continue reading Christian Faith and War 6: What is Love?