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Lesson overview:Just War Theory (Christianity)

  • Aquinas' just war theory.
  • Case study: can wars be just? Falklands/WWII.
  • Aquinas' just war theory.
  • Case study: can wars be just? Falklands/WWII.

Welcome to our fifth lesson in the unit on religion, peace and conflict. We will be focusing on the Christian just war theory. Please make sure you have a pen and paper ready, and have cleared a quiet space for you to work in. If you have the TV or music on and can turn it off, please do. If you are not using your mobile phone for the lesson, it is best to put it to one side so you are not distracted by it. You will also need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red. Click start when you are ready to think hard!

Equipment Required

You will need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red.

Content guidance

Contains conflict or violence.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision suggested.