Flashcards in Religion As A Reason For Violence And War Deck (8)
For Most Christians, the Teachings of ________ make it Clear that the Use of Violence is Very __________ Justified.
People Often Claim that the Old Testament is Full of __________ War on Behalf of God. The Old Testament Describes a Number of ___________.
A Verse that is Often Quoted From the Old Testament is "An Eye For An _____, A Tooth For A ________", which is Sometimes Taken to Mean that it's Acceptable to Return ____________ with Violence.
What is Holy War?
Fighting for a Religious Cause or God, Probably Controlled by a Religious Leader.
The _____________ are the Best Examples of a Holy War.
Arguments in Favour of the Crusades were Strongly Presented by St Bernard in the 12th Century, who Built His Case on the Two Points of the Just War Theory:
- The Crusaders were Aiming to Fight Injustice.
- The Crusades were Authorised by the Pope.
St Bernard Argued that the Crusaders were Fighting on the Side of __________, Against the Powers of Darkness, to Protect and Spread the _____________ of God on Earth. However, this Initial Religious Intention Quickly _________________ Beneath Political and Power Struggles as the War _______________.