Just Peace and Just War Must Go Together

There is a great deal to be said regarding the role of nonviolent modes of addressing human conflict, a topic often neglected by interpreters of the just war tradition; but severing the notions of just peace and just war is a mistake. Indeed, notions of just peace and just war go together.

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From Just War to Just Peace?

Whether or not one approves rare and stringently specified uses of violent force to protect democratic institutions and human security, all Catholics, and counterparts in other traditions, should prioritize practical initiatives to transform conflicts and expand just peace.

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A Muslim Response to Pope Francis’s Environmental Encyclical: Laudato Si’

A. RASHIED OMAR

Pope Francis’s environmental encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care For Our Common Home is undoubtedly one of the most important interventions in twenty first century campaigns for environmental justice. Muslims can and should engage substantively with Laudato Si’ in order to build broad solidarity with meaningful global commitments for the collective good, through responsible stewardship of the earth. Read the full article »

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Gender, Religion and IVF

A focus on condemning particular therapies and methods of intervention, or on the limits of individual autonomy, overlooks crucial dimensions of the lived experience of infertility globally.

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Bridging Bioethics and Social Ethics

Religious traditions can and should provide resources for challenging the extremes of liberal individualism and exposing the religions of science and the market at work in constructing and mediating choices—all kinds of choices—about the development, use, and distribution of biotechnologies.

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Community Organising and Congregating Values

The experiences of Christian, Muslim and Secular leaders involved in Community Organising in East London highlight the importance of learning from and accepting otherness. Although they have differing worldviews, they are able to compromise and work together for the common good in their community. However, the congregating of these values is not without its compromise and tension. Read the full article »

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