David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
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Faith and Philosophy 6 (1):88-94 (1989)
In a recent issue of Faith and Philosophy, James Kellenberger argues that the “ethics of love” aspect of Christianity entails pacifism, In response, I present an argument designed to show that Christian doctrine entails the falsity of pacifism, I go on to show, however, that the spirit of Kellenberger’s point may survive, for perhaps Christ’s teaching regarding “mental sin” prohibits the war-related activity known as nuclear deterrence
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