Flashcards in Religion Peace And Conflict 2.0 Deck (28):
Making a decision based on wether it is fair
Just war theory
What makes it justified or righteous when going to war and how to behave in war
Features of the 'just war theory'
2. Right intention
6. Last resort
7. Reasonable chance of success
8. Guarantee behaviour of troops
Who made the just war theory
St thomas aquinas
What does just cause mean?
The reason is justified .
What does legitimate authority mean?
The person declaring the war must be in the position to do so.
What does right intention mean?
The re-establish peace
What does last resort mean?
All methods of peace must of been tried first.
What does proportionality mean?
The damaged caused by going to war, should not way the damage caused by not going.
What does reasonable chance of success mean?
Only go to war when the intention of the war is achievable.
What does behaviour of troops mean?
Need to be able to control your army, otherwise it is difficult to find peace.
What does discrimination mean?
Only targeting things in the war effort, civilians.
War is a conflict between two or more opposing forces.
Holy war is a war which has religious aims and justified by religion.
A series of religious wars between the ages of 1095-1291.
An act of violence against civilians by a group to achieve their goals.
A weapon of mass destruction
A weapon that when used causes large loss of life , or damage to the environment.
A weapon which causes an atomic reaction which devestates huge areas , and kills lots of people
A weapon which uses a living organism , such as a virus or bacteria , to spread disease or death.
A weapon which uses natural or man made compounds to spread disease or death
Someone who dies for their faith
Restoring harmony to a damaged relationship.
Pardoning or showing mercy towards someone when they have done wrong.
Definition of tortue: causing physical, mental and psychological harm to somebody
Somebody who believes God is everyone.
Martyrdom is the act of dying for your faith
What is a wmd ( 2 marks)
A weapon which can cause large loss lf life , or damage to the environment