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RELIGION

EXAMPLES OF SECONDARY SOURCES

  • "The Great War" by Michael Snape, Chapter 8 in The Cambridge History of Christianity, Vol. 9 - World Christianities c. 1914-c.2000 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006)
  • Michael F. Snape, God and the British soldier: Religion and theBritish Army in the First and Second World Wars (New York: Routledge, 2005).
  • Richard M. Gamble, The War for Righteousness: Progressive Christianity, the Great War, and the Rise of the Messianic Nation (Wilmington, Del: ISI Books, 2003).

AREAS TO EXPLORE

  • Church and state
  • Jews in the Great War
  • Religious organizations in relief work
  • Personal religion in the trenches
  • Role of chaplains
  • Effect of the war on missionary activity

EXAMPLES OF MATERIALS RELATED TO RELIGION AND THE WAR

  • James Merriam Howard papers, 1916-1969 (inclusive). MS471. .75 linear feet. Manuscripts and Archives.
  • Archives of the World Student Christian Federation, RG46.139 linearfeet. Divinity Library Special Collections
  • Katherine Mayo papers, 1835-1968 (inclusive). 27.5 linear ft. MS 345. Manuscripts and Archives.
  • William Henry Owen papers, 1881-1945 (inclusive). MS380. 9.75 linearfeet. Manuscripts and Archives.
  • With the Twenty-ninth Division in Gallipoli, a Chaplain’sExperiences, by the Rev. O. Creighton WB 36735
  • Reflections on the Battlefield : from Infantryman to Chaplain 1914-1919 / R.J. Rider UH25.G7 R53 2001 (LC)

World War I Poster

Keep this Hand of Mercy at Work. War Poster Collection, Manuscripts & Archives, Yale University Library. MS671.

USE ORBIS TO FIND BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

  • World War, 1914-1918-Religious aspects
  • World War, 1914-1918-Sermons
  • World War, 1914-1918-Moral and ethical aspects
  • World War, 1914-1918-War work