Honolulu Chapter

‘Here Are Two Swords’ – Using violence to defend the innocent is justified

November 14, 2017

“…We’re not called to stand and suffer martyrdom at the hands of a crazed and lone gunman. Quite the opposite: Guarding human life against imminent and unjust violence, as Augustine would argue with his principles of Just War, is a created duty. It is part of loving your neighbor. And while Paul teaches in Romans 13 that the governing authorities “do not bear the sword for nothing,” the governing authorities are not always on hand when the wicked strike…”

Source: Here Are Two Swords

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