Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2009): Reason, Scripture, and War


Jacob Goodson
Brantley Craig

Managing Editor
Rebecca Rine

Editorial Board
Rumee Ahmed
Jason Byassee
Kevin Hughes
Randi Rashkover
Sarah Snyder

Founding Editor
Peter Ochs

Brantley Craig and Jacob Goodson

War and the Text: Reasoning through the Scriptures on War 

Qur’an 4:75 and 8:1, 41 in the Context of Muslim Discussions of War
John Kelsay, Florida State University

Rescuing the Wretched: Between Universal and Particular Readings of Q. 4:75
Rumee Ahmed, Colgate University

The Limits of Collectivity
Martin Kavka, Florida State University

Reflective Responses 

Rescuing the Oppressed Doesn’t Just Spoil War
Omar Ha-Redeye, University of Western Ontario

War and Fighting: Response to Kelsay, Kavka, and Ahmed
Randi Rashkover, George Mason University

Scriptural Reasoning and War: A Response to Ahmed and Kelsay
Peter Dula, Eastern Mennonite University


A Conversation on Peace and War after Scriptural Reasoning
Jacob Goodson, University of Virginia
Stanley Hauerwas, Duke Divinity School