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Detained: emails and musings from a spiritual journey through Abu Ghraib, Kandahar, and other garden spots
You set the price! Words: 193,080. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
In five deployments the author described Iraq & Afghanistan in emails home. He served as the doctor to insurgent detainees & at Saddam’s trial. He considers how Christianity, meditation, spirituality & the war of ideas within Islam, may affect our wars, our casualties & other challenges. Per BlueInk Reviews: “…powerful reading… irreverent… thought provoking and painstakingly researched material.”
Forging Swords into Plows: A Twenty-First Century Christian Perspective on War
Price: Free! Words: 106,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Forging Swords into Plows examines the historic Christian perspectives on war (holy war, pacifism, and just war). The book advocates expanding Just War Theory to include jus post bellum criteria, then uses the updated model as a framework for comparing the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic perspectives on war and assessing the justness of the U.S. invasions and occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq.

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