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The Australian churches in the Great War : attitudes and activities of the major churches

McKernan, Michael Matthew


Australian churchmen accepted war when it came in August 1914 and sought to explain it to the Australian people. Their explanation relied on the belief that God could only permit what was ultimately good. They expected the war to convince the people that faith in material progress was inadequate and hoped that they would turn to faith in God. They expected, too, that the people would learn the value of sacrifice, devotion to duty and prayer. Clergymen enlisted in the A.I.F. as chaplains, in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-01-21
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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