Archive for: Pacifism
We might consider the possibility that there is something morally retarded in believing that we are the most morally advanced individuals to ever walk the earth.
When I first thought to write about The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight In It, a 2000 PBS documentary recently released on DVD, the U.S. was only involved in two wars. In the time between pitching the idea and receiving the documentary, the U.S. picked up a third.
I’ve been reading The War of the Lamb, the last book written by John Howard Yoder. Yoder was the most important theologian of pacifism in the last century or so, I think. Appropriately enough for a pacifist theologian, he was a Mennonite. And, of course, the subject of Mennonite’s made me think again (mostly to [...]