Ethics of Wars of Insurgency is my fifth study on "the ethics of war and peace." It spans a twenty-year period of perplexing war and peace history focusing on the theological and ethical aspects of American foreign policy analysis from Somalia to Rwanda to Bosnia, concluding with present activities involving Syria--and the concurrent events of ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This study highlights the theological themes of prophecy and biblical teaching and the ethical themes of human rights, violence, and peacemaking. The thesis of Ethics and the Wars of Insurgency is that only theological and ethical analysis can fathom the depths of meaning and appropriate action in these vital areas of policy and strategy in American and world affairs.
Kenneth L. Vaux
Kenneth L. Vaux is Professor Emeritus in Theology and Ethics at Garrett Seminary and Fellow at the Divinity Faculty in Cambridge. For Wipf and Sock, he has authored Ethics and the War on Terrorism (2002) and America in God's World (2009).