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When is it Right to Fight?
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When is it Right to Fight?


Faith Defenders 1985

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Is it ever right to fight? Does the New Testament prohibit all forms of self-defense? What did Jesus mean by "turn the other cheek"?

Paul wrote to the Roman Christians, "If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone" (Rom. 12:18). But what if it is not possible? What if others will not live at peace with us? Does there come a time when force is necessary to resist evil? Is there such a thing as a "just war"? Can war be reconciled with the sacredness of human life? In this incisive critique of pacifism, Robert A. Morey answers such questions in the light of the Bible and church history.

Praise for the Print Edition

Dr. Morey's book is one of the best books on the subject of a 'just war' that I have read.

—John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute

Morey makes his point. . . stimulating, thought-provoking, and helpful.

Bibliotheca Sacra

Product Details

  • Title: When is it Right to Fight?
  • Author: Robert A. Morey
  • Publisher: Faith Defenders
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 143

About Robert A. Morey

Robert A. Morey is an internationally recognized scholar in the fields of comparative religions, the cults, and the occult as well as on Islam. He is the author of over forty books, some of which have been translated into Spanish, Swedish, Hungarian, Norwegian, Dutch, German, French, Italian, Chinese, Turkish and Farsi. He is scholar in residence with the Research and Education Foundation and the Executive Director of Faith Defenders.

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