Item description for Catholic Perspectives on Peace and War by Thomas Massaro Sj & Thomas A. Shannon...
This book offers a thorough and accessible analysis of Catholic teaching on war and warmaking from its earliest stages to the present. Moral theologians Thomas Massaro and Thomas A. Shannon begin with a survey of the teachings on war in various religions and denominations and then trace the development of Just War theory and application, review the perspective of several Catholic bishops, comment on the bishops' pastoral letter The Challenge of Peace, address contemporary developments in light of 9-11 and the United States war with Iraq, and conclude with theological reflections. Complete with recommended readings, Catholic Perspectives on Peace and War offers an informative and thoughtful moral analysis that helps readers navigate the rapidly changing terrain of war, warmaking, and peace initiatives.
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Studio: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.36" Width: 5.86" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Nov 11, 2003
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 0742531759 ISBN13 9780742531758
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More About Thomas Massaro Sj & Thomas A. Shannon
Thomas Massaro, SJ, is dean of the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, where he is also professor of moral theology. He is a regular contributor to America magazine and often leads parish and community workshops on social justice and Catholic social teaching. He is the author of several books, including U.S. Welfare Policy: A Catholic Response, and coeditor of American Catholic Social Teaching.
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