"At the central moment in history, Jesus, the incarnate Son of God, has to choose between being with the Father and being with us. And he chooses us. At the same time the Father has to choose between letting the Son be with us and keeping the Son to Himself. And he chooses to let the Son be with us."
Here is, in my opinion, one of the best and clearest summaries of the issues of crusade, just war and pacifism: Samuel Wells Can there ever be a ‘just war?’ from St Martin-in-the-Fields Autumn Lecture Series 2014, ‘Living Without Enemies: Christian Responses to War and Violence’.
To remember well is to remember as a human being and a community that does not have the desire to take revenge but for reconciliation.
This thesis asks questions about memory and reconciliation. The aim of the thesis has been to analyze - based Misoslav Volf's och Jonathan Tran's theologies of memory - how one from a Christian perspective remembers well.
Is a theologically informed vision of politics, a vision that can help the church to break out of its captivity to myths of modernity, possible? The Catholic and Radical Orthodoxy theologian William Cavanaugh believes so.
This thesis studies how two contemporary theologians – the German reformed systematic theologian Jürgen Moltmann and the American catholic moral theologian Paul Wadell – relate and contribute to the broad Christian tradition of friendship when it comes to friendship theology in general and friendship and church in particular.