just war

Would God Approve of War With Syria?

"Total pacifists" would reject all military action against Syria. "Preemptive war" advocates might say we should have attacked Syria's war munitions sooner. A third approach to our question is called "just war" theory. These proponents believe that aggression against others can be justified under certain conditions.

When is War 'Just'?

Thinking, biblical Christians can certainly disagree about Syria. And do. But the foundational consideration is whether war is ever just for those who are called by Scripture to be peacemakers.

When War is Just

What exactly does the Bible say about war, and the “taking out” of a person such as bin Laden who masterminded such a horrific act against our country?

Just War and Assassinating a Terrorist

Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen, was placed on the "kill or capture" list after the White House concluded that he had gone beyond inciting attacks to actually participating in them. Should we rejoice?