Flashcards in Pacifism Deck (11)
What is Pacifism?
The Belief of People who Refuse to Take Part in War and Any Other Form of Violence.
Why was Jesus a Pacifist?
- He Taught that Force shouldn't be Used.
- He Nearly Always Refused to Allow Violence to be Used.
The Early Christians were ____________.
There have been Some Influential Christians who ___________ to Use Violence, the Most Prominent of these During the 20th Century was Martin _________ King.
In WW2, Pacifist Christians From Different Denominations Joined the Friends Ambulance _______ to Help Provide Medical ____________.
After WW2, a Group of Catholics Founded an Organisation Called Pax _________ (Peace of Christ) to Try to Reconcile the War-Torn Countries of __________.
There has been an ____________ Emphasis on the Use of Non-Violent Approaches to Resolving Conflicts.
Pope Francis has Spoken Strongly ___________ the Use of Unnecessary Force and has Urged People to Pray for _________.
Some People in Britain Believe that it's Always Wrong to ________, Even in Self-Defence, while Others ___________ that in Practice Sometimes a War is a Better Alternative to the Consequences of __________.
People who Argue with Pacifism, whether to a Greater or Lesser Extent, Argue that War Causes Such ________________ and Damage that it's Always Preferable to Solve Problems through More _____________, Humane Means.