The ethical concerns of the Bible for prisoners of war are found in Ps. 102:20, Zech. 9:11, Matt. 25:36. Christians who cherish the image of God in mankind will support resolutely the various conventions aimed at according war prisoners humane treatment and will seek to maintain Christ’s attitude toward persecutors and dictators (Matt. 5:44-45).
- C.J. Millard, Prisoners of War in Encyclopedia of Christian Ethics 326-27 (1987).