Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Military Laws and Individual Soldiers must be Upright (Heinrich Bullinger)

Secondarily, let upright laws be of force in camps abroad, as well as in cities at home: let soldiers live honestly, justly, and rightly, as order and discipline are wont to require when as they are in the city at home. For that saying cometh not of God, but of the devil, which is commonly spread abroad, Let laws in war be hushed and still. 

-- Heinrich Bullinger, Protestant Reformer (1504-1575)

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