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War and the American difference

Stanley Hauerwas

War and the American difference

theological reflections on violence and national identity

by Stanley Hauerwas

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Published by Baker Academic in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonviolence,
  • Church and state,
  • Christianity and politics,
  • Christianity,
  • Christianity and international relations,
  • Nationalism,
  • War,
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStanley Hauerwas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT736.2 .H38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24917894M
    ISBN 109780801039294
    LC Control Number2011023834

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In War and the American Difference, Stanley Hauerwas reflects theologically on war, church, justice, and nonviolence. He explores such issues as how America depends on war for its identity, how war affects the soul of a nation, the sacrifices that war entails, and why war is considered "necessary," especially in by: 5.

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Stanley Hauerwas (PhD, Yale University) is the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

He is the author of numerous books, including Cross-Shattered Christ, A Cross-Shattered Church, War and the American Difference, and Matthew in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible/5(13).

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