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Nuclear weapons and Christian conscience

Nuclear weapons and Christian conscience

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Published by Merlin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed: 1961.

Statement(by) G.E.M. Anscombe...[et al.] ; [edited by Walter Stein ; foreword by T.D. Roberts].
ContributionsStein, Walter., Anscombe, G. E. M. 1919-
The Physical Object
Pagination165p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17508295M

  1 The Church and the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons and Christian Conscience (London: Hodder and Stoughton, ). 2 Message to the Second Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly Devoted to Disarmament (June ).Author: Leslie Stevenson. "Dima Adamsky's Nuclear Orthodoxy is a must read―for laying out how the Orthodox Church has helped to create a new sacred, strategic narrative which puts Russia's defense spending and national-security posture into context."––Nikolas K. Gvosdev, The National Interest "Russian Nuclear Orthodoxy is an outstanding account of how religion came to shape one of the most important security 4/5(2).

  Verse 12 unmistakably teaches that nuclear weapons will be used in this last battle: "And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongue shall consume away.   Fred Kaplan’s exhaustive history of America’s nuclear weapons programs is a timely – if chilling – argument for disarmament. Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends.

  In a recent article of mine about Christians apologists for the state, its military, and its wars, I mentioned, for the first time I believe, the term “nuclear Christian.” I would like to elaborate on the meaning of this neologism. Another anniversary of the dropping by the United States of the atomic bombs “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima (August 6.   The Church must be involved in the process of protecting the world and its people from the spector of nuclear destruction. Silence in this instance would be a betrayal of its mission the premise of the letter is that nuclear weapons and nuclear strategy constitute a .


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The Church and the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons and Christian Conscience: the Report of a Working Party Under the Chairmanship of the Bishop of Salisbury. Cio publishing. Author. Nuclear Weapons and Christian Conscience WALTER STEIN Calculating Incalculables liance on these weapons as "deterrents" must also be wicked, since this not only If the argument of this book is valid, involves risks of their eventual use but any large-scale use of nuclear weap.

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'This fascinating book is, I believe intentionally, more provocative than merely persuasive, more skeptical than most among us are. It looks at the history of international negotiation, both explicit and by maneuver, in the presence of nuclear weapons and concludes that disparities in nuclear armaments - including zero on one side - make much less difference than they are given credit by: The Church and the bomb nuclear weapons and Christian conscience the report of a working party under the chairmanship of NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND CHRISTIAN CONSCIENCE Books.

The book shows how Ellsberg had a sort of epiphany when he asked how many people would be killed if the US nuclear war plan was executed.

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Board for Social Responsibility. The Reverend Richard Mcsorley, SJ. (), was Professor of Peace Studies at Georgetown University and writer of eight books on pacifism and social justice As a Jesuit priest ordained inbe completed his studies for has PhD at Ottawa University.

Inhe co-founded St. Francis Catholic Worker In Washington, DC He served as a board member of the National. As Andrew Brown shows in Keeper of the Nuclear Conscience, Joseph Rotblat's life—from an impoverished childhood in war-torn Warsaw to an active old age that brought honors and public recognition, including the Nobel Peace Prize—is a compelling human story in itself.

What gives it added significance is Rotblat's single-minded dedication to peaceful causes, particularly his pursuit of 5/5(5). Volume > Issue > Nuclear Deterrence, Christian Conscience, and the End of Christendom. Nuclear Deterrence, Christian Conscience, and the End of Christendom.

NEEDED: THE COURAGE OF NON-CONFORMISM become mutual, reciprocal, when the So­viet Union acquired the thermo-nuclear weapons then recently unveiled by the U.S.

Still, the West’s new. It is pure madness to think that Christianity can defend itself with nuclear weapons. The mere fact that we now seem to accept nuclear war as reasonable is a universal scandal. True, Christianity is not only opposed to Communism, but is in a very real sense at war with it.

This war­fare, however, is spiritual and ideological. The Church and the bomb: nuclear weapons and Christian conscience: the report of a working party under the chairmanship of the Bishop of Salisbury. Author: John Austin Baker ; Church of England. Books, arts and culture Christianity and the bomb How Christianity has dealt with nuclear weapons.

A recurring theme of Christian reflections about the first nuclear explosions is the idea. Nuclear weapons, a Catholic response.

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Description: pages 21 cm. Clumsy and devastating weapons. For most of us today, nuclear weapons seem a given, but distant, threat. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki occurred 20 years before I was born. There are still ab nuclear weapons in the world, though, which is a lot.

An extension of this treaty is top priority for the arms control community and has been backed by some Christian.Christian Conscience and Nuclear Escapism.

by Robert defense workers ask how they can resolve the conflict between their religious principles and their participation in nuclear weapons projects, the churches need to tell them that there is no resolution.

Their dilemma should be felt acutely by any Christian who lives under the nuclear.