Just & Holy War Theories

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R.S. (Peace & Conflict) Quiz on Just & Holy War Theories, created by KittyG-S on 23/09/2013.
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Question 1

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Which of the options below are three conditions for a Just War?
Answer
  • It must have a just cause e.g. removing injustice, self-defence, resisting aggression
  • It must be for a good reason e.g. political, social or economical gain
  • It must be started to bring about good e.g. restoring peace, preventing suffering
  • It must be controlled by a religious leader e.g. a prophet, fighter for a religious cause
  • It must be controlled by a lawful authority e.g. government, ruler, the UN
  • It must be confirmed by the UN e.g. agreeing with their policies
  • It must involve chocolate gain e.g. milk/white chocolate, caramels, toffees, truffles, honeycombs, Maltesers, Kinder Eggs, Crème Eggs BUT NEVER DARK CHOCOLATE.

Question 2

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Which is true for a Just War?
Answer
  • It must be confirmed by the UN e.g. abiding with their policies
  • It must be a last resort e.g. negotiations should be attempted first

Question 3

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Which is true for a Just War?
Answer
  • There must be a reasonable chance of success e.g. no country goes to war when they stand no chance
  • Once fighting has stopped, peace must be restored and mercy shown e.g. when the aim has been achieved

Question 4

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Which are true for a Just War?
Answer
  • Methods used must be in proportion to the offence e.g. you wouldn't destroy a whole town just to capture one murderer
  • Avoid killing civilians e.g. only legitimate targets should be attacked
  • The rich and religious should be evacuated before war breaks out e.g. to an underground bunker
  • Long-range weapons are banned e.g. bombs, missiles

Question 5

Question
Click on the options that are needed for a war to be both Just and Holy
Answer
  • It must be to bring about good
  • Avoid killing civilians
  • Must be controlled by religious leaders
  • Must be controlled by a legitimate authority
  • Must be a last resort
  • Must have a just cause
  • Methods used must be in proportion to the offence
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