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War
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Few issues have spurred Christian reflection and concern with such recurring intensity as the problem of war. From early Christians who pondered whether it was permissible to take up arms under Roman authority, to Christians in the 21st century vexed by problems associated with humanitarian interventions and the use of force in the global “war on terrorism,” Christianity prese…

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Carlson, John D., “War”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 16 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_W.3>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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