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Religious perspectives on war

Christian, Muslim, and Jewish attitudes toward force

by David R. Smock

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Published by United States Institute of Peace Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Just war doctrine -- Congresses.,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 53-54).

    StatementDavid R. Smock ; introduction by David Little.
    SeriesPerspectives series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.W2 S66 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 61 p. ;
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3568472M
    ISBN 101929223374
    LC Control Number2002068807


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