By Gordon L. Heath
"Gordon Heath's intelligently edited quantity joins vital contemporary books through Philip Jenkins and Jonathan Ebel in exhibiting how completely the 1st international warfare represented a non secular occasion in addition to an army conflict. This e-book excels in its therapy of a wide range of yankee denominations, no of which reacted to the battle in just a similar manner, but in addition within the care with which authors of the person chapters have performed their work. It makes an strangely nice contribution, for either spiritual historical past and social-political heritage, to 2017 and the centennial commemoration of the USA' front into the war."
--Mark A. Noll, Francis A. McAnaney Professor of heritage Emeritus, collage of Notre Dame
"American church buildings and the 1st international War is a very good extension of the transforming into physique of labor at the century-old warfare. each one bankruptcy deals whatever new to the examine of faith and the nice struggle. Of unique curiosity are the reports 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 heritage, Emeritus, Lycoming College
"The 11 chapters of American church buildings and the 1st global War supply a much-needed contribution to the learn of faith and conflict in American heritage. most vital for college kids of the nice battle in the US is the authors' collective try to circulation past generalizations into the sharp-edged specifics of non secular identification 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, college of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Gordon L. Heath (PhD, St. Michael's university) is affiliate Professor of Christian heritage and Centenary Chair of worldwide Christianity at McMaster Divinity collage, and Director of the Canadian Baptist data. His courses comprise A battle with a Silver Lining: Canadian Protestant church buildings and the South African War, 1899-1902 (2009) and a better half to this current paintings: Canadian church buildings and the 1st global War (Pickwick, 2014).
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