By Perry T. Hamalis,Valerie A. Karras
Many areas of the realm whose histories contain battle and violent clash have or as soon as had robust ties to Orthodox Christianity. but coverage makers, non secular leaders, and students usually overlook Orthodoxy’s assets once they think of the demanding situations of war.
Through essays written by means of sought after Orthodox students within the fields of bible study, church heritage, Byzantine stories, theology, patristics, political technology, ethics, and biology, Orthodox Christian views on War offers and examines the Orthodox tradition’s nuanced and particular insights at the which means and demanding situations of conflict with a watch towards their modern relevance. This quantity is dependent in 3 elements: “Confronting the current Day Reality,” “Reengaging Orthodoxy’s Tradition,” and “Constructive instructions in Orthodox Theology and Ethics.” each one exemplifies the price of interdisciplinary mirrored image on “war” and the potential of the japanese Orthodox culture to reinforce ecumenical and interfaith discussions surrounding battle in either household and foreign contexts.
The individuals don't enhance a unmarried account of “the that means of conflict” or a entire and normative stance purporting to be “the Orthodox Christian educating on war.” as an alternative, this assortment provides the breadth and intensity of Orthodox Christian notion in a manner that engages Orthodox and non-Orthodox readers alike. as well as providing clean assets for every body of fine will to appreciate, hinder, and reply faithfully to warfare, this e-book will attract Christian theologians who focus on ethics, to libraries of educational associations, and to students of war/peace reports, diplomacy, and Orthodox thought.
Contributors: Peter C. Bouteneff, George Demacopoulos, John Fotopoulos, Brandon Gallaher, Perry T. Hamalis, Valerie A. Karras, Alexandros ok. Kyrou, Aristotle Papanikolaou, Elizabeth H. Prodromou, Nicolae Roddy, James C. Skedros, Andrew Walsh, and Gayle E. Woloschak.