Reason vs The Sword : A Treatise : In which it is shown that man has no right to take human life : and that war is voilative of the laws of nature and of revelation : and destructive of The Right Of Self-Government. John M. Washburn.
Reason vs The Sword : A Treatise : In which it is shown that man has no right to take human life : and that war is voilative of the laws of nature and of revelation : and destructive of The Right Of Self-Government

Reason vs The Sword : A Treatise : In which it is shown that man has no right to take human life : and that war is voilative of the laws of nature and of revelation : and destructive of The Right Of Self-Government

New York: Published for the Proprietors, by G P Putnam & Sons, 1873.

Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #14043

Top edge dampstain not going below margins, light tone, light cock, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; Post-Civil War work by Presbyterian minister Washburn. "His conversion to pacifism, he tells us, had taken place during the recent war [Civil War] when he had begun to feel, despite his strong antislavery convictions, that all war was a crime and that participation in it contrary to Christianity." - Peter Brock, Pacifism in the United States: From the Colonial Era to the First World War, page 931. Interesting anti-war work, examining the theological, political and moral aspects of the subject. ; 470 pages.

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