Tag Archive | Revolution

On the Effectiveness of Non-violent Revolution

While this article (HT: Bruxy Cavey via Twitter) plainly states that it does not address the moral justification for violent or non-violent uprisings and revolutions, the authors investigated which method of revolution has been more effective from 1900-2006. Here are their surprising(?) findings: In ongoing struggles against oppressive governments, movements for change often confront a key […]

Was the American Revolution a Just War?

Thanks again to my colleague Dr. John Fea  for a thought provoking article (his weekly post at Patheos) about the American Revolution. John reminds us that the terminology “Just War” was not one the founders, or even pastors of the era, thought about. John points out some differences between the arguments of the era, and […]