Just War in the Midst of Combat?

Thursday, January 8, 2015


Bringing together academic scholars and military professionals, this event explores whether it is possible, in the midst of combat, to maintain the moral attitudes and psychological disposition that the just war tradition presents as the ideal for the just warrior. 



Nigel Biggar, Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Christ Church, Oxford

Ch (Col) Tim Mallard, Command Chaplain at US Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Ft. Gordon



Swift Hall Common Room


10:30-12:30, Session One: Panel Discussion

Opening: Nigel Biggar

Response: Marc LiVecche, PhD Candidate in Ethics

Response: Ch. (COL) Timothy Mallard

Q & A

12:30 Lunch break

2pm-3:3opm Session II: Roundtable Discussion

Round one: Moderator-prepared questions

Round two: Open discussion


Sponsored by the Martin Marty Center and the Theology and Ethics Workshop.