Saturday, January 24, 2015

Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare: Session 3 - Why Do People of Faith Care About This Issue?

Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ
January 23 - 25, 2015

Introduction by Rev. Richard Killmer, Project Director, Interfaith Conference On Drone Warfare

Moderated by Imam Sohaib Sultan, Muslim Chaplain, Princeton University

Rev. Dr. George Hunsinger, Professor of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary:

What do the criteria of the Just War tradition in Judaism, Christianity and Islam say about the use of lethal drones: discrimination, protection of civilians, legitimate authority, probability of success, proportionality, imminence and last resort?

Rev. Susan Hayward, United States Institute of Peace:

How do the criteria and practices of JustPeace help in analyzing drone warfare? The criteria are just cause, right intention, participatory process, right relationship, reconciliation, restoration, and sustainability.

Rev. Isaac Villegas, Pastor, Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship:

What are the insights of pacifist religious traditions on this issue?

Robert Eshman, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles:

What are the insights of Jewish theology on the issue of drone warfare?

Production costs for this series of videos are partially underwritten by Coalition for Peace Action and by Broome County Peace Action.