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Pacifism

pac·i·fism (p s -f z m). n. 1.

Pacifism is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Pacifism books and related discussion.

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Bonhoeffer's Pacifism
debate about pacifism must deal with the question, What about Hitler?
Modern Christian Pacifist Philosophy
Beyond Just War and Pacifism: Toward a Unitarian Universalist
Just War and Pacifism in Our Lives
Just War and Pacifism in Our Lives.
The Civilisation of Conflict: Constructive Pacifism as a Guiding
century, a leading pacifist, Alfred H.

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Give Pacifism a Chance
By LOUISA THOMAS Louisa Thomas is the author of "Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family — A Test of Will and Faith in World War I." Two London children display a peace banner in Regent's Park in 1898. The Rev.
Goshen College sparks a fight over national anthem
Its mission, both academically and socially, reflects the school's ties to the Mennonite Church USA, a Protestant faith built upon pacifism and global citizenship.
History: David Dellinger, Famous American Pacifist
A member of the Chicago Seven, a close friend of MLK Jr., and a lifelong pacifist, David Dellinger grew up in Wakefield. On August 18, 1968, 15000 peace demonstrators took their positions outside the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
Killing in Our Name
Pacifists also have a simple answer: there are no legitimate uses of state violence. But states are unlikely to adopt pacifism unless forced to (as the United States forced Japan after World War II).
Tiny college delivers a powerful message
A perusal of Goshen's website makes it clear the school takes its Mennonite faith seriously, with an adherence to promoting peace throughout the world that includes a strong bent toward pacifism.

Suggested Web Resources

Pacifism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pacifism is the opposition to war and/or violence.
Pacifism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Jul 6, 2006 Pacifism is a commitment to peace and opposition to war.
Pacifism - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
Definition of PACIFISM. 1. : opposition to war or violence as a means of settling disputes; specifically : refusal to bear arms on moral or religious grounds.
Pacifism
Pacifism is a belief that violence, even in self-defence, is unjustifiable under any In the First World War pacifists became known as conscientious objectors.
Pacifism [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]

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