War in World Scripture
A collection of quotes from Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Hinduism, Judaism, and other faiths about war, religious duty to fight, fight against evil, war within one's self, and other topics.
Joint Services Conference on Professional Ethics
An organization of military professionals, academics and others formed to discuss ethical issues relevant to the military.
A History of Conscientious Objection and Religion During the Vietnam War
Includes a history of conscientious objection, an analysis of conscientious objection during the Vietnam War, and religious reactions to conscientious objection.
Just War Theory
An explanation of the theory dealing with the ethical justification of war, types of warfare, and rules of combat.
In Defense of Dharma
An article from the "Journal of Buddhist Ethics" entitled "In Defense of Dharma: Just-War Ideology in Buddhist Sri Lanka." An exploration of the use of the Buddhist canon to justify warfare by Sinhalese Buddhists in Sri Lanka.
Buddhism & War
A question & answer site that explains a Buddhist attitude toward war and answers the question, "Can Buddhists join the army?" Says a Buddhist should never act as an aggressor and gives a Buddhist story as background.
St. Thomas Aquinas on War
Section of Aquinas's "Summa Theologica," in which he answers questions about wheterh war is lawful, whether it is all right to fight on holy days, and more.
Gaudium et Spes
Vatican statement on the Church in the modern world, with a section on 'The Avoidance of War.'
Catholicism & Peace
Collection of online Catholic writings and official statements on war, just-war theory, and peace. With links to relevant organizations.
The Hindu Ethic of Nonviolence
An essay on ahisma, a Jain concept that is the basis for the HIndu principle of nonviolence, with selected quotes from Hindu leaders on pacifism.
The Cases in Which Islam Permits Fighting
From CyberIslam.com, an explanation of war in Islam, and it being permissible in the cases of fighting in self-defense and fighting in the cause of God.