Sunday, March 21, 2004

Vociferous Yawpings on Just War Doctrine

Mark Windsor of the blog "Vociferous Yawpings" puts in a word on just war theory:

I feel the need to weigh in on this subject because of the amount of space being used in St. Blogs to argue ideas that are either incorrect, oversimplified or simply misunderstood. . . . I want to make one statement upfront that may put off some people, but hear me out. It is this: Reading DJW in the Catechism of the Catholic Church is a fine start, but it is insufficient to simply rattle off each point and see how it applies to a given conflict. It is absolutely necessary, for proper understanding, to look at where DJW comes from and why it exists at all. [Read More].

A thoughtful and much-needed post.