Friday, August 18, 2017

Does he even consider international law on refugees?

No.

Trumpism, Terrorism, and Thomism by Joseph G. Trabbic

On Thomistic principles, Trump’s ban on Syrian refugees whose lives are in danger is not morally justifiable. Bans on other travelers and immigrants, however, are not as problematic.

Related:
Banning Muslim Travel to the US? A Thomistic Perspective on Donald Trump’s Proposal by Joseph G. Trabbic

Is there a moral obligation for the US not to enact Donald Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim travel into the US?

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On the Incarnation by St. Athanasius

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Is lex talionis part of the natural law?

It is certainly in operation in the animal world. Even if it is a consequence of the Fall, can a Christian deny that it is ordered to a good, even if a limited or subordinate good?

Eastern Christian Books: Liturgy and Byzantinization in Jerusalem

Eastern Christian Books: Liturgy and Byzantinization in Jerusalem

Monday, August 14, 2017