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The Early Christian Attitude Toward War

C. John Cadoux

The Early Christian Attitude Toward War

by C. John Cadoux

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Published by Gordon Pr Pubs .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy

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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8130035M
    ISBN 100879681985
    ISBN 109780879681982

    The Early Christian Period. Outside of the New Testament, there is no record of Christians being in the military, until about A. D., and very little is written about the subject. The Christian Attitude Toward War. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Bowman, Rufus D. The Church of the Brethren and War, 2 EARLY CHRISTIAN HISTORY CHAP. attitude toward it, if Christianity be considered merely as an historical phenomenon, is doubtless illogical, but after all not unnatural. This is an age of specialisa­ tion. The critical scholar must severely limit his field. None but the classicist is as a rule disposedFile Size: 4MB.

    Christian Attitudes Toward War & Peace book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. s/t: A Historical Survey & Critical Reevaluation/5.   The Christian view of war has changed throughout the history of the faith. The early church (the first years) was strongly pacifist. Origen said that Christians "do not go forth as soldiers".

    Early Christian Attitudes Toward Judaism and the Jews PAUL E. DAVIES IN studying the attitudes of early Chris-tians toward Jews and Judaism the modern student encounters the initial difficulty of taking the spiritual and emotional tempera-ture of the far-distant past through the medium of written documents and official pronouncements. The book, The Early Fathers on War and Military Service, by Louis J. Swift, has much to say about the attitude of the ante-Nicene “Fathers” and their collective attitude toward Christians being involved in war. For example, on page 50 Swift reports that Clement of Alexandria, (c. ), said: “In peace, not in war are we trained.”.


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The Early Christian Attitude Toward War by C. John Cadoux Download PDF EPUB FB2

What may be called the modern interest in the early Christian attitude to war, begins with the great work of Hugo Grotius, De Jure Belli ac Pacis, published in In lib.

i, cap. ii, of that work, Grotius quotes some of the New Testament and patristic passages bearing on the subject, and controverts the conclusion that might be drawn from. C. John Cadoux would say no. Some books are instant classics. Once published, they are the final word on a subject.

Such is the case with Cadoux’s book, The Early Christian Attitude to War: A Contribution to the History of Christian Ethics (London: Headley Bros.

The Early Christian Attitude Toward War by C. John Cadoux (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: Boettner does a very good job of outlining an attitude for war, but I found this book too strangely connected to patriotism, americanism, and "the red, white, and blue." I was hoping, based on other works by Boettner, that he would take more time to analyze the Just War theory.

The book Cited by: 1. The reverse of this would be nearer the truth. The Christian soldiers of the time of Tertullianus were evidently under 1 Harnack MC 2 Cunningham The Early Christian Attitude to War the necessity of defending their position, and the way in which they seem to have done it does not enhance our respect for their clear-mindedness.

22 The Early Christian Attitude to War commonly thought to apply, but with which it was not wholly unconnected, was just such a treatment as we know Jesus imposed upon other enactments of the Jewish Law.

1 II. Still more explicit is the well-known. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Boettner, Loraine, Christian attitude toward war. Grand Rapids, Mich.

Eerdmans Publishing Co., Is There a Christian Attitude toward War. to avoid killing the innocent during war, Cox turned to the Book of Joshua for an answer. point toward the position of the early church as an.

The early Christians were not of one mind when it came to war, violence and military service. There was a bewildering variety of opinion as to how they understood their place in the world. It seems however that generally they did not stand apart from society.

On the contrary, they were happy to integrate and conform and they often accepted war and service in the army as activities which did. Early Christian Attitude to War: A Contribution to the History of Christian Ethics by Cadoux, Cecil John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Early Christian Attitude to War: A Contribution to the History of Christian Ethics by Cecil John Cadoux.

Publication date Usage Public Domain Mark Topics Christian pacifism, Christian ethics, Early Christianity Publisher Headley Bros., London Collection opensource Contributor.

Christians have held diverse views towards violence and non-violence through time. Currently and historically there have been four views and practices within Christianity toward violence and war: non-resistance, Christian pacifism, just war, and preventive war (Holy war, e.g., the Crusades).

The early church in the Roman empire adopted a nonviolent stance when it came to war since imitating. The Christian Attitude Toward War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The early Christian attitude to war: a contribution to the history of Christian ethics by Cadoux, Cecil John, Publication date Topics Christian ethics, Evil, Non-resistance to, War Publisher London: Headley Collection trinitycollege; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN ContributorPages:   This article seeks to break the scholarly deadlock regarding attitudes toward war and bloodshed held by early Christian thinkers.

I argue that, whereas previous studies have attempted to fit early Christian stances into one or another “unitary-ethic” framework, the historical-textual data can be best accounted for by positing that many early Christian writers held to a “dual-ethic Author: Daniel H.

Weiss. The purpose of the following pages is not to force or pervert the history of the past in the interests of a present-day controversy, but plainly and impartially to present the facts as to the early Christian attitude to war - with just so much discussion as will suffice to make this attitude in its various manifestations clear and intelligible - and to do this by way of a contribution towards.

Get this from a library. A conscience divided: social dynamics and the early Christian attitude toward war. [James Grant Gholson].

In early times, when forms of civil government were pagan, some ecclesiastical enactments seemed to forbid Christians from taking part in military service, but there were Christians in the army from the 2nd cent.

onwards. From the time of Constantine, Christians were less troubled by scruples about participation in war. 42 DAVID W. BERCOT THE EARLY CHRISTIAN VIEW OF WAR 43 Cyprian ( C.E.), a contemporary of Origen and the bishop or overseer in the church at Carthage, made the following observation about war: “The whole world is wet with mutual blood; and murder, which in the case of an individual is admitted to be a crime, is called a virtue whenFile Size: KB.

Christians have many different feelings towards wars. You cannot generalize all Christians, though the gospel has many messages of peace within it. For example, Disciples of Jesus should be. The attitude a person has is the result of information gained in the past so as a person that has a particular attitude can change this attitude by becoming privy to more or different information.Christian attitude of love toward the enemy.

Two chapters are devoted to the church's first official position and its withering away (pp. ). Hornus makes a strong and convincing case on the basis of solid sources and sound discussions that the attitude of the early Christians and the church's original position was antimilitaristic. Morey mentions, but does not otherwise refer to, the definitive work of C.

John Cadoux, The Early Christian Attitude to War: A Contribution to the History of Christian Ethics (Headley Bros., ), in arguing that the early church did not reject war and military service for Christians.

Boettner, manifesting a profound ignorance of American.