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War on Iraq: Is it Just?

Duncan, Bruce (2003) War on Iraq: Is it Just? Australian Catholic Social Justice Council. ISBN 1864202394

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Abstract

This study contends that the second American military intervention in Iraq fails to meet the just war criteria.

For the first time in the history of the western democracies, the United States, Britain and Australia have prepared for a war without the blessing and moral authority of their churches. This is a completely unprecedented situation (p. 11).

The book traces the Church’s efforts to challenge the US rationale for war, and then assesses the arguments in detail.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords (separated by commas): Just war, moral theology, social justice policy
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220104 Human Rights and Justice Issues
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subject Area(s): D - Ethics / Moral Theology
Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Repository Manager
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 12:39
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2009 12:39
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/101

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