By Gordon L. Heath
"Gordon Heath's intelligently edited quantity joins very important contemporary books by way of Philip Jenkins and Jonathan Ebel in exhibiting how completely the 1st global battle represented a spiritual occasion in addition to an army conflict. This booklet excels in its therapy of a wide range of yank denominations, no of which reacted to the battle in precisely an analogous means, but in addition within the care with which authors of the person chapters have performed their work. It makes an surprisingly positive contribution, for either non secular background and social-political heritage, to 2017 and the centennial commemoration of the U.S.' front into the war."
--Mark A. Noll, Francis A. McAnaney Professor of background Emeritus, collage of Notre Dame
"American church buildings and the 1st global War is an exceptional extension of the turning out to be physique of labor at the century-old struggle. each one bankruptcy deals whatever new to the examine of faith and the nice battle. Of certain curiosity are the reviews of the Evangelicals, Lutherans, Mennonites, Mormons, and Jehovah's Witnesses. The bankruptcy on Turkey and the Armenians is a great addition to the discussion."
--John F. Piper Jr., Professor of background, Emeritus, Lycoming College
"The 11 chapters of American church buildings and the 1st global War supply a much-needed contribution to the examine of faith and battle in American background. most vital for college students of the nice conflict in the US is the authors' collective try and circulate past generalizations into the sharp-edged specifics of spiritual id that formed wartime attitudes. In so doing, the authors reckon with the irreducible range of America's Christianities within the early 20th century."
--Jonathan H. Ebel, collage of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Gordon L. Heath (PhD, St. Michael's collage) is affiliate Professor of Christian background and Centenary Chair of global Christianity at McMaster Divinity collage, and Director of the Canadian Baptist documents. His courses comprise A struggle with a Silver Lining: Canadian Protestant church buildings and the South African War, 1899-1902 (2009) and a significant other to this current paintings: Canadian church buildings and the 1st global War (Pickwick, 2014).
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