Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching
Chapter 8: Catholicism and the Just War [Defense] Tradition
Catholicism and the Just War [Defense] Tradition (In six parts)
- Introduction – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjYEI4dp8U8 Running Time: 5:01
- Jesus and the Early Church – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPOi7nbYAys Running Time: 3:49
- St. Augustine – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSWCb2s13n0 Running Time: 3:21
- The Just Defense Theory – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rkbW_RlyQQ Running Time: 9:38
- Objections to the Just Defense Theory – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnAd80H_dCc Running Time: 5:12
- Epilogue – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWlOy13A2lM Running Time: 2:14
Film Focus Point: This series provides an historical overview of the Just War Theory which is suitable for high school classrooms and run between two to nine minutes.
Text Focus Point: Pages 264-269
- What values are in conflict for Catholic Christians when it comes to the use of violence and deadly force?
- Why don’t all Christians, given gospel values, agree on the use of violence?
- Why is conflict inevitable?
- What insights presented here is useful in your understanding the use of violence and deadly force?
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