World War I

Books

American Apocalypse, by Matthew Avery Sutton

Fall books

Why do most white evangelicals vote Republican? How has this affected Republican politics? Matthew Sutton gives us our first good account of how and why evangelical political views developed the way they did. Three elements were crucial—premillennial eschatology, World War I, and the Puritan heritage. 

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Christians killing Christians

Philip Jenkins vividly synthesizes a specialized historiography: World War I as a global religious conflict.

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Two Kingdoms, Two Loyalties, by Perry Bush

Perry Bush has set himself a daunting task: to tell the story of Mennonite pacifism from World War I through Vietnam. Drastic theological shifts, the expansion of denominational bureaucracies in response to wartime pressures, the experiences of individual draftees: all are part of this complex narrative.

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Call to arms

Conventional wisdom holds that a select group of World War I poets and writers, Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen among them, forever changed the way we see war.