A Cautious Patriotism: The American Churches & the Second World War

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1997 - History - 317 pages
"Sittser's creative and important thesis merits the careful attention of historians working in all aspects (intellectual, cultural, religious, ethical, diplomatic, political) of American history". Mark G. Toulouse, Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian U
 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
THE CRISIS
1
PROMISES TO KEEP
16
THE FINE LINE
30
THE GREAT DEBATE
49
THE BIG QUESTION
77
CHRISTIAN FAITH DEMOCRACY
99
CHURCH SOCIETY
117
CIVIL RIGHTS THE WAR AT HOME
168
THE COST OF WAR
193
SUFFERING BEYOND MEASURE
211
THE POSTWAR WORLD
223
THE PROSPECTS OF A CAUTIOUS PATRIOTISM
250
NOTES
257
BIBLIOGRAPHY
291
INDEX
309

MINISTRY MOBILIZATION
134
MINISTRY THE MILITARY
146

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About the author (1997)

Gerald L. Sittser is associate professor of religion and philosophy at Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington.

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