Conference Bibliography

Each of the following texts addresses the themes of "The Sacred and
the Sovereign" in some way.  This bibliography is provided as a reference 
for further reading.  Please feel free to contact the project directors  
if you would like to add a text to this list.


Appleby, R. Scott.  The Ambivalence of the Sacred: Religion, Violence, and Reconciliation.  New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.

Augustine.  City of God.  Trans. Henry Betteson. New York: Penguin, 1972.

Betts, R. J. “The Delusion of Impartial Intervention.” Foreign Affairs (Nov.-Dec. 1994):20-33.

Boutros Ghali, Boutros. “Empowering the United Nations.” Foreign Affairs 71 (1992-93): 89-102.

Bull, Hedley.  The Anarchical Society.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1977.

Childress, James. “Just War Theories.” Theological Studies 39 (1978): 427-453.

________. “Moral Discourse about War in the Early Church.”  In Peace, Politics and the People of God, ed. P. Peachey, 117-134. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1986.

Christiansen, Drew and Gerard Powers.  “Send in the Peacekeepers: Sovereignty Isn’t Sacred.”  Commonweal 124.4 (February 28, 1997): 16-18.

Clark, Walter, and Jeffrey Herbst. “Somalia and the Future of Humanitarian Intervention.” Foreign Affairs 75 (March-April 1996): 70-85.

Dallmayr, Fred R. Alternative Visions: Paths in the Global Village (Rowman & Littlefield, 1998).

________. “Rethinking Secularism.”  Review of Politics, 61 (Fall 1999): 715-35.

DeCosse, David E., ed. But Was It Just? New York: Doubleday, 1992.

Elshtain, Jean Bethke, ed. Just War Theory. New York: New York University Press, 1992.

________. New Wine and Old Bottles: International Politics and Ethical Discourse.  Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1998.

________. Women and War. 2d ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.

Falk, Richard. “The New Interventionism and the Third World.” Current History, 98 (Nov. 1999): 370-375.

Glennon, M. J. “The New Interventionism.” Foreign Affairs 78 (May-June 1999): 2-7.

Guicherd, Catherine. “International Law and the War in Kosovo.” Survival 41 (Summer 1999): 19-34.

Hashmi, S. H.  “Is There an Islamic Ethic of Humanitarian Intervention?” Ethics and International Affairs 7 (1993): 55-73.

Hauerwas, Stanley. Vision and Virtue: Essays in Christian Ethical Reflection. Notre Dame, IN: Fides Publishers, 1974.

Havel, Vaclav. “Kosovo and the End of the Nation State.”  Trans. Paul Wilson. New York Review of Books 46.10 (June 10, 1999): 4-6.

________. Living in Truth.  London: Faber & Faber, 1987.

Hehir, J. Bryan. “A War of Values and the Values of War.” America 180 (May 15, 1999): 7-12.

________. “Intervention from Theory to Cases,” Ethics and International Affairs 9 (1995): 1-13.

________. “Sovereignty and Nonintervention: Recasting the Relationship.”  In Hard Choices, ed. Jonathan Moore, 29-54.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998.

Hoffmann, Stanley. Duties Beyond Borders: On the Limits and the Possibilities of Ethical International Politics. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1981.

________. The Ethics and Politics of Humanitarian Intervention, Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1996.

________.  “The Politics and Ethics of Military Intervention,” Survival 37 (1995-96): 29-51.

________. “What Is to Be Done?”  New York Review of Books 46.9 (May 20, 1999): 17.

________. World Disorders: Troubled Peace in the Post-Cold War Era. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 1998.

Ignatief, Michael. Virtual War: Kosovo and Beyond. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2000.

________.  The Warrior’s Honor: Ethnic War and the Modern Conscience. New York: Metropolitan Books, 1997.

John Paul II.  “Address to the Diplomatic Corps.” Origins 22 (February 4, 1993): 587.

Johnson, James Turner. Just War Tradition and the Restraint of War: A Moral and Historical Inquiry Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1981.

________. Morality and Contemporary Warfare (New Haven, CT.: Yale University Press, 1999) pp. 71-118.

Johnston, Douglas and Cynthia Sampson, eds. Religion, The Missing Dimension of Statecraft. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Koh, Harold Hongju and Ronald C. Slye, eds. Deliberative Democracy and Human Rights. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.

Lovin, Robin W. “The Limits of Freedom and the Possibility of Politics:  A Christian Realist Account of Political Responsibility.”  Journal of Religion 73.4 (1993): 559-72.

________. Reinhold Niebuhr and Christian Realism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

________. (ed.) Religion and American Public Life: Interpretations and Explorations. Nashville: Paulist Press, 1986.

Mayall, James, ed. The New Interventionism 1991-1994. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Miller, Richard. “Humanitarian Intervention, Altruism, and the Limits of Casuistry” Journal of Religious Ethics 28.1 (Spring 2000): 3-35.

________. Interpretations of Conflict: Ethics, Pacifism, and the Just War Tradition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Moore, Jonathan, ed. Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998.

Nardin, T., ed. The Ethics of War and Peace: Religious and Secular Perspectives. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1996.

Niebuhr, Reinhold. The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness: A Vindication of Democracy. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1946.

________. "The Christian Witness in the Social and National Order."  In The Essential Reinhold Niebuhr, ed. Robert McAfee Brown, 93-101. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.

________. Moral Man, Immoral Society: A Study in Ethics and Politics. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1932.

Nye, Joseph. “Redefining the National Interest.” Foreign Affairs 78 (July-August 1999): 22-35.

Perry, Michael. The Idea of Human Rights: Four Inquiries. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Ramsey, Paul. The Just War: Force and Political Responsibility. NY: Charles Scribner’s, 1968.

Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber and James Piscatori, eds. Transnational Religion and Fading States. Boulder,  CO: Westview Press, 1997.

Schmitt, Carl. Four Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty.  Trans. George Schwab. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1985.

Shacochis, Bob. “Soldiers of Great Fortune: Is America's Military Training Warriors or Humanitarians?” Harper's Magazine (December 1999): 44-56.

Shawcross, William. Deliver Us from Evil: Peacekeepers, Warlords and a World of Endless Conflict. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Thomas Aquinas. Summa Theologica II-IIae, q.40; q.64 in W. P. Baumgarth and R. J. Regan, eds., St. Thomas on Law, Morality and Politics, 221-228. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company.

United Nations. “Universal Declaration of Human Rights.” (1948).

United States Catholic Conference (USCC).  “American Responsibilities in a Changing World.”  Origins 22.20 (October 29, 1992): 338-41.

________. The Harvest of Justice Is Sown in Peace. Origins 23.26 (Dec 9, 1993).

Vincent, R. J.  Nonintervention and International Order. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1974.

Walzer, Michael.  Just and Unjust Wars:  A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations.  2nd edition. New York: Basic Books, 1992.

________. “Perplexed: Moral Ambiguities in the Gulf Crisis,” The New Republic (Jan. 28, 1991): 13-15.

________. “The Politics of Rescue.” Dissent (Winter 1995): 35-41.

Wieseltier, Leon. “Winning Ugly.” The New Republic (June 28, 1999): 27-33.


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