The Great and Holy War: How World War 1 Changed Religion For Ever - eBook  -     By: Philip Jenkins
Buy Item InStock9.99$9.99 Retail: $14.89 Save 33% ($4.90) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Great and Holy War: How World War 1 Changed Religion For Ever - eBook

Lion Books / 2014 / ePub

$9.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.89
|
Save 33% ($4.90)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW66131EB

FLASH-SALE
* This product is available for purchase only in certain countries.

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $1.59
    Retail: $1.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $1.59
  2. In Stock
    $19.25
    Retail: $35.00
    Add To Cart
    0
    $19.25

Product Information

Format: DRM Free ePub
Vendor: Lion Books
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9780745956749
ISBN-13: 9780745956749
Availability: In Stock

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. An Able and Faithful Ministry: Samuel Miller and the Pastoral Office - eBookeBOOK
    An Able and Faithful Ministry: Samuel Miller and the Pastoral Office - eBook
    James M. Garretson
    Reformation Heritage / Soli Deo Gloria / 2014 / ePub
    $6.46 Retail: $9.99 Save 35% ($3.53)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW66088EB
  2. Complete Guide to Christian Denominations, The: Understanding the History, Beliefs, and Differences - eBookeBOOK
    Complete Guide to Christian Denominations, The: Understanding the History, Beliefs, and Differences - eBook
    Ron Rhodes
    Harvest House Publishers / 2015 / ePub
    $9.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 41% ($7.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW76119EB
  3. Surprising Work of God, The: Harold John Ockenga, Billy Graham, and the Rebirth of Evangelicalism - eBookeBOOK
    Surprising Work of God, The: Harold John Ockenga, Billy Graham, and the Rebirth of Evangelicalism - eBook
    Garth M. Rosell
    Baker Academic / 2008 / ePub
    $9.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 50% ($10.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW20599EB
  4. Priesthood in a New Millennium: Toward an Understanding of Anglican Presbyterate in the Twenty-First Century - eBookeBOOK
    Priesthood in a New Millennium: Toward an Understanding of Anglican Presbyterate in the Twenty-First Century - eBook
    R. David Cox
    Church Publishing Inc. / 2000 / ePub
    $19.80 Retail: $36.00 Save 45% ($16.20)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW65316EB

Related Products

  1. With One Accord in One Place: The Role of Prayer in the Early Church - eBookeBOOK
    With One Accord in One Place: The Role of Prayer in the Early Church - eBook
    Armin Gesswein
    Made for Success / 2014 / ePub
    $6.39 Retail: $7.99 Save 20% ($1.60)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW73107EB
  2. Fifty Days of Glory: From Easter Morning to the Eve of Pentecost - eBookeBOOK
    Fifty Days of Glory: From Easter Morning to the Eve of Pentecost - eBook
    Mark Pearson
    Creation House / 2014 / ePub
    $9.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 41% ($7.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW51779EB
  3. The Marrow Controversy and Seceder Tradition: Atonement, Saving Faith, and the Gospel Offer in Scotland (1718 1799) - eBookeBOOK
    The Marrow Controversy and Seceder Tradition: Atonement, Saving Faith, and the Gospel Offer in Scotland (1718 1799) - eBook
    William VanDoodewaard
    Reformation Heritage / Soli Deo Gloria / 2014 / ePub
    $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW66099EB
  4. Churches, Revolutions And Empires: 1789-1914 - eBookeBOOK
    Churches, Revolutions And Empires: 1789-1914 - eBook
    Ian Shaw
    Christian Focus / 2012 / ePub
    $14.39 Retail: $23.99 Save 40% ($9.60)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW32698EB

Publisher's Description

The Great and Holy War offers the first look at how religion created and prolonged the First World War, and the lasting impact it had on Christianity and world religions more extensively in the century that followed. The war was fought by the world's leading Christian nations, who presented the conflict as a holy war. A steady stream of patriotic and militaristic rhetoric was served to an unprecedented audience, using language that spoke of holy war and crusade, of apocalypse and Armageddon. But this rhetoric was not mere state propaganda. Philip Jenkins reveals how the widespread belief in angels, apparitions, and the supernatural, was a driving force throughout the war and shaped all three of the Abrahamic religions Christianity, Judaism, and Islam paving the way for modern views of religion and violence. The disappointed hopes and moral compromises that followed the war also shaped the political climate of the rest of the century, giving rise to such phenomena as Nazism, totalitarianism, and communism. Connecting remarkable incidents and characters from Karl Barth to Carl Jung, the Christmas Truce to the Armenian Genocide Jenkins creates a powerful and persuasive narrative that brings together global politics, history, and spiritual crisis. We cannot understand our present religious, political, and cultural climate without understanding the dramatic changes initiated by the First World War. The war created the world's religious map as we know it today.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search