Tag: Iraq War

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    In Washington, the House approved a bill that would grant visas to about 500 Iraqi and Afghan translators who fear for their lives because they have helped the U.S. But there are nearly 4 million Iraqis who have fled their homes -- half still in Iraq, half in neighboring countries. The question of how to best help the Iraqi refugees has developed into the world's largest refugee crisis.

    May 25, 2007 | Comments

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    Watch our conversation about the moral considerations of withdrawing from Iraq with William Galston, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Prof. Nancy Sherman of Georgetown University, and Richard Land, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. More

    March 23, 2007 | Comments

  • Read commentary from history and religious studies professor Jonathan Brockopp and international relations professor Andrew Bacevich on whether the Iraq war should be considered just. More

    March 24, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Iraq and just war with Brian Stiltner, associate professor of religious studies at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. More

    March 24, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about just war and Iraq with Shaun Casey, assistant professor of Christian ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. More

    March 24, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Iraq and just war with Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. More

    March 24, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Iraq and just war with William Galston, a senior fellow in the governance studies program at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. More

    March 24, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Iraq and just war with Professor Jean Bethke Elshtain, the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago Divinity School. More

    March 24, 2006 | Comments

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    When is a preventive war, such as the invasion of Iraq, justified? Consciously or not, most of us probably weigh the morality of war using centuries-old “just war” theory. More

    March 24, 2006 | Comments

  • Read comments from two scholars on the moral arguments and religious themes that were all part of the recent American civic liturgy — the Inaugural Address, the State of the Union Address, and the National Prayer Breakfast. More

    February 4, 2005 | Comments

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