Living by the Sword: The Ethics of Armed Intervention (New College Lectures)
By: Tom Frame (author)Paperback
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The first critique of the Australian military experience from a Christian ethical perspective. It surveys attitudes towards war and warfare from ancient to modern times, considers the moral status of the nation-state and international sovereignty, asks whether the just war tradition was relevant to campaigns against Iraq, assesses recent emphasis on collective security and suggests some difficulties associated with recognising conscientious objection.
Dr Tom Frame was born at Sydney in 1962. He joined the Royal Australian Naval College in January 1979. He has completed a BA (Hons) and PhD degrees in history at the University of NSW, and a Dip.Ed. at Melbourne University. He was ordained in 1993 and held parish appointments in Australia and England where he also completed a MA (Hons) in Applied Theology at Canterbury. Consecrated in June 2001, he was appointed Anglican Bishop to the Australian Defence Force. Dr Frame is the author or co-author of thirteen books on a range of topics.
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