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Keble Theology Workshop

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 - 12:00am

In Defence of War? 
A workshop with Nigel Biggar

with responses from

Esther Reed Assoc. Prof. of Theology and Director, Network for Religion in Public Life, University of Exeter

Dapo Akande UL in Public International Law and Co-Director, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
Tuesday 3 December, 5.00 p.m. The Pusey Room, Keble College, Oxford

Nigel Biggar’s provocative new book argues a just war position supporting aggressive war in punishment of grave injustice, even if it may be in transgression of positive international law. He will be articulating his view initially in debate with Christian ethicist Esther Reed and international lawyer Dapo Akande, and then in response to questions from the floor.

This event is open to all, but numbers are limited to 60: please book early by email (one for each person attending) to  All are welcome to stay for drinks after the workshop (6.30 p.m.). S

ponsored by Hursley Theological Society, Keble College