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Religio militis, or, The moral duty of a soldier

Religio militis, or, The moral duty of a soldier

shewing how he ought to behave himself towards God, his King and country

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Published by Printed by H.C. for John Taylor ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Religious life

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReligio militis, The moral duty of a soldier
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 953:37
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[4], 32 p
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18040054M

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      Healing a Wounded Sense of Morality Many veterans are suffering from a condition similar to, but distinct from, PTSD: moral injury, in which the ethical transgressions of war can leave service Author: Maggie Puniewska.   When considering one's moral responsibility we often take voluntariness into account and with good reason. If one was forced to commit some action against their will we usually claim that they are not morally responsible for what they did. We say this because, all things being equal, they didn't voluntarily commit the act. Similarly, if.

      It is difficult for a soldier who has killed anyone to face his nation if he believes they will not forgive him for the blood on his hands. And if the nation cannot grant its soldiers absolution, it must not send them to fight. Of course, the soldier must fight justly and in accordance with the moral and ethical values he represents. Israel's security is maintained largely by civilians in uniform. The chronic state of war in Israel requires that every Israeli civilian serve in the Israel Defense Forces as a reservist until the age of The focus of this book is the intellectual and moral challenges selective conscientious objection poses for resisters in Israel. It is the first psychological study of the Intifada refusniks.


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Sanders keeps trying to tease out a moral, and O'Brien ultimately points out that the moral never amounts to much more Religio militis a perfunctory "Oh." Ultimately, The Things They Carried suggests that, in war, the conventions of good and evil in civilized society fall by the wayside.

The modern military recognises a duty to train military personnel to be both ethical and effective. Descriptions of the ideal military character often include moral attributes such as integrity, honesty, courage, and loyalty, and military personnel have both a moral and a legal obligation to obey the laws of war and uphold high moral standards.

This paper explores the central question of why soldiers in democratic societies might decide to fight in wars that they may have reason to believe are objectively or questionably unjust. First, I provide a framework for understanding the dilemma caused by an unjust war and a soldier's competing moral obligations; namely, the obligations to self and by: 4.

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: Martin L. Cook. the content of one’s moral duty would be determined by one’s position in society. One would know that his duty was to be a good parent, a good citizen, a good teacher, merchant, or soldier, as the case might be.

This ethics has been characterized as “my station and its Read More; Kant. Moral scars, though less noticeable, have a way of cutting deep, also.

And they are not negated as easily as many suppose. Convenient arguments justifying killing legitimate enemies in the line of duty don't hold up well for Iraq and Afghanistan.

This was illustrated shortly after my arrival in Helmand province, when a soldier told me about his. "Nancy Sherman's superb Afterwar brilliantly explores the moral and philosophical complexities of homecomings for modern veterans, the largest reintegration of servicemembers back into society since Vietnam.

This is an urgently necessary book--once a moving account of individual veterans' stories and a powerful examination of our collective obligations toward those who fought in our name."Cited by:   Moral Combat: Good and Evil in World War II, a new book by the brilliant British historian Michael Burleigh goes well beyond the rather narrow focus of most of the existing literature and offers a Author: Terry Hartle.

Unjust War and a Soldier’s Moral Dilemma. duty of the soldier to obey all commands without question that the Army, that means the nation, gives him. (Laternser 42).Author: Jeff Montrose. Definitions of moral duty, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of moral duty, analogical dictionary of moral duty (English).

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I will treat others with dignity and respect and expect others to do the same. I will honor my Country, the Army, my unit and my fellow soldiers by living the Army values.

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Henceforth I will refer to all who have been members of the military as “veterans” whether they have already been discharged or remain on active duty. I will use the generic term “soldier” to refer to all members of the military regardless of branch of service or gender.

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