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The two major streams of Christian engagement on war are pacifism and just war theory, which comes out of Catholic social teaching. The pacifist response to Syria strikes is clearly opposed. As for the just war analysis, it takes a little explaining, but reaches the same conclusion.

Johnathan Smith 1-17-2011

In his "I Have a Dream" speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Elizabeth Palmberg 10-17-2008
Some -- okay, a lot -- of science fiction treats religion, and even spirituality, as pre-rational claptrap or dangerous authoritarianism.
Jim Wallis 4-07-2008

Read Taylor Branch's op-ed in yesterday's NYT Week in Review if you haven't already:



Civil rights, Vietnam, Dr. King, Memphis - these are historic landmarks. Even so, this [...]

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