Dr. Jeremy Stirm

Dr. Jeremy Stirm
Jeremy S. Stirm is a military chaplain with the Texas Army National Guard and has served as an adjunct professor at Austin area seminaries. Jeremy graduated from the University of Mobile with a B.A. in religion and philosophy in 1998. He went on to complete a M.A. in theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2001 and a Th.M. from Duke University Divinity School in 2006. He earned a Ph.D. in theology and ethics from Baylor University in 2014. His research interests include the ethics of war and peace and the moral trauma sometimes experienced in conflict. He has served as a youth pastor and senior pastor in churches in Alabama, North Carolina, and Texas.
 

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Helping Veterans on the Road to Healing

At the risk of oversimplifying, Christians have at their disposal at least three ethical views concerning the use of force, namely, pacifism, Christian realism, and the just war tradition.  To be sure each of these views has various shades.  There are pacifists with just war sympathies, just warriors with realist tendencies, etc.  The issues surrounding the ethical use of force, or if the use of force is even ethical at all, are both highly nuanced and very important.  The debates between the various proponents of these views in academia have become rather complex and, at times, nasty.  One simply needs to do a search … [Read more...]