Talk:Just war

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Just war theory is not really a part of Orthodox theological tradition, despite what a few current writers argue. I don't think, therefore, that there should be an article on "just war." A better alternative would be "War, Orthodox view of" or something like that. If someone wants to read something in support of what I am saying, search for Fr Stanley Harakas' "No Just War in the Fathers." Both of the articles listed on this page are by Roman Catholics, which isn't surprising because the "just war" tradition is the majority tradition within Roman Catholic reflection on war. For Orthodox, killing is always sinful. --Fr Lev 21:50, February 8, 2006 (CST)