Liberty Just in Case

A Dialogue for the September 12th World


Posted by Mark on March 9, 2003

A Just War, Carter Style
My goodness. A former President, blasting the current one. And citing Just War Theology to do it.
Trouble is, his points are very far from the tradition of Just War as espoused by Augustine and Calvin.
By Carter’s definition, no war is just, as there are always options to war, up to and including surrender.
For a look at Just War Doctrine as the Christian community has traditionally understood it, take a look here.

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