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Nuclear Weapons and Christian Ethics

Alexei Obukhov

The moral aspects related to the creation of nuclear weapons are rarely at the forefront of analyses and practical decisions. However, the role and use of nuclear weapons is not always determined simply by an objective examination of national interests. On the basis of his own reminiscences, experience, and extensive thought on this issue, the author analyses the little-examined role of Christian and, more broadly, religious ethics in the taking up of nuclear arms.

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SECURITY INDEX №2 (82), 2007

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