Schedule for "Christian Reflections on War and Peace"

Friday, September 14

11:00 a.m.

Dr. J. Daryl Charles - Assoc. Professor of Religion, Union University, Jackson, TN
"Between Pacifism and Jihad: Just War and Christian Traditions."        

7:00 p.m.

Dr. Earl Zimmerman - Director, Conflict Resolution Center, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA
"Beyond War: Jesus' Nonviolent Revolution."

8:15 p.m.

An Overview of the Topic

Saturday, September 15

9:00 a.m.

Dr. James Turner Johnson - Professor of Religion, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
"Responsible Statecraft and the Just Use of Force"


Dr. Martin Cook - Deputy Department Head and Professor of Religion, Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
"Love and Responsibility: Inevitable Tensions in Christian Ethics."

1:00 p.m.

Dr. Jean Bethke Elshtain - Professor of Social Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
"Just War against Terror: The Burden of American Power in a Violent World."

2:30 p.m.

Closing Comments and Questions

Seminars will be presented in Rudd Auditorium
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All lectures are free and open to the public.