War (bellum) is that situation in which two or more peoples try to go against each other. One has known of it since the olden days, and because we read of it so often in the Bible, we call it holy.
In ancient Rome, the temple was closed when war started, because the god Janus probably didn’t want to know about it. But that is a silly superstition which has been done away with since Christianity, in which the churches don’t close for it. Continue reading