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Seven Burning Issues – War

Relevant Magazine put out this article called “Seven Burning Issues – War.” It is the most recent installment of their seven-part article asking a panel of Christian leaders (e.g., Shane Claiborne, Brian McLaren, N.T. Wright, Jim Wallis, and more) about current issues facing Christians today. He’s an excerpt – I particularly liked Jim Wallis‘ answer:

Followers of the Prince of Peace should be the hardest to convince to go to war, never the easiest. We should require the highest measure of proof from our government that a particular war is “necessary and just,” not the lowest. Final judgment over whether or not a war is just should never be left to governments. It should be left to the moral discernment of the global Body of Christ…(more)

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