Review: “Religious Pluralism & Interreligious Theology” by Perry Schmidt-Leukel – And its relevance for the Ethics of War and Peace

Religious diversity is not a new phenomenon but as old as most major religious traditions. This becomes apparent in the fact that at least all today’s major religions like Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and the different Chinese religions are a result of syncretism of different religious forebears. It is also nothing new that religious … More Review: “Religious Pluralism & Interreligious Theology” by Perry Schmidt-Leukel – And its relevance for the Ethics of War and Peace

On the problem of dehumanising rhetoric in war – A Christian theological perspective

Dehumanising rhetoric in the context of war is nothing new and the recent statement by U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major John Wayne Troxell that the Joint Force fighting ISIS is on orders to annihilate the enemy and if ISIS fighters do not choose to surrender, they should be killed “with extreme prejudice, whether that be … More On the problem of dehumanising rhetoric in war – A Christian theological perspective