Accession Number : ADA140625

Title :   Should a Christian Officer Support Nuclear War?

Corporate Author : AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Ferrell,J T

PDF Url : ADA140625

Report Date : Feb 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : Centering around the moral question of a Christian officer's involvement in nuclear war, the author reviews the history of the Just War Doctrine. Following that is a brief look at the current arguments against our nation's defense policy of deterrence. The author continues with the moral arguments, pro and con, over the use of nuclear weapons throughout the spectrum of responses to aggression and ends with a personal view, drawing from a Biblical framework on which to his decision. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ethics, *Officer personnel, Religion, Nuclear warfare, Military doctrine, Policies, Deterrence, Attitudes(Psychology), Decision making

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE