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1. War without Morality

David Fisher

in Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599240
eISBN:
9780191725692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599240.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter critically examines realism—the view that international relations can be explained solely as the pursuit of power. Two kinds of realism are distinguished: all-out and partial realism. ... More


“I will tremble the underground”: On the Film Forgiveness

Slavoj Žižek

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Udi Aloni's film Forgiveness and its critique of Zionism in an unconditional fidelity to the Jewish tradition. Aloni challenges the ruling liberal attitude by addressing ... More


Sikh Militancy and Non-violence

Paul Wallace

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter reports that, contrary to stereotypes, the Sikhs are not essentially violent, but militant where ‘militancy’ does not mean violence in actions and reactions alone but also an aggressive ... More


Theogony (Θεογονία‎): Godhead and God

Ray L. Hart

in God Being Nothing: Toward a Theogony

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359625
eISBN:
9780226359762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226359762.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Theogony addresses primordial Godhead vis-à-vis God-aborning: that is, how God is eternally in process of self-creation, understood as a self-relation. The doctrine of Trinity arose in Christianity ... More


Toward a Political Theology of the Earth

Catherine Keller

in Intercarnations: Exercises in Theological Possibility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276455
eISBN:
9780823277094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276455.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter considers incongruent temporalities in the form of a political theology of the earth. Political theology can rarely be mistaken for ecotheology. At least in its guise as political ... More


Law during Emergencies

Adam Bowles

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law: A New History of Dharmaśāstra

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198702603
eISBN:
9780191772276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702603.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter traces concepts underpinning āpaddharma (“law during emergencies”) from their earliest articulations in the Dharmaśāstras. It argues that “law during emergencies” first appears as a way ... More


Judgment, Punishment, and Discrimination

Joseph E. Capizzi

in Politics, Justice, and War: Christian Governance and the Ethics of Warfare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723950
eISBN:
9780191791253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723950.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

The purpose of this chapter is to explore and defend the analogy of war to punishment that has come under recent and powerful criticism. The defense of war as “punishment” involves rejecting the ... More


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