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Saint Augustine and the theory of just war.

9780826487797

Saint Augustine and the theory of just war.

Mattox, John Mark.

Continuum Publishing Group

2006

196 pages

$120.00

Hardcover

BR65

Mattox, a US Army officer and specialist on military ethics, explores just-war thought as manifested in the writings of second-century Roman Christian Augustine of Hippo. He acknowledges the problem of isolating this one issue from the web of Augustine's whole system, but believes that his ideas have had such immense influence since his time that the effort is worth the risk.

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