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Putting forth the idea that God's providential hand intervened at critical junctures during America's wars-and that Freedom is important to the Almighty-Spivey shows how miraculous events kept fate going America's way. Miracles or mysteries, Spivey does not doubt that history has been swayed many times by a hidden hand, but will providence help America once again? 224 pages, softcover.
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Vendor: God & Country Press
Publication Date: 2011
Is God on America's side? Is it possible a providential hand intervened at critical junctures during America's wars? Is freedom important to the Almighty? Larkin Spivey, a decorated Marine Corps officer and respected military professor, believes so.
In God in the Trenches, Spivey shows that when the nation's survival seemed uncertain, even doubtful, fate seemed to turn America's way, giving way to mysteriousif not miraculousevents. These events altered the course of history, leading to victory for the American military and enduring freedom for America's citizens.
Whether these events were miracles , or just plain mysteries, Spivey leaves no doubt that the history of the United States was swayed many times by a hidden hand. Will the hand of providence help America once again?
Larkin Spivey is a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War and a retired Marine Corps officer. Larkin commanded infantry and reconnaissance units in combat and was trained in parachute, submarine, and Special Forces operations. He was with the blockade force during the Cuban Missile Crisis and served President Nixon in the White House. As a faculty member at The Citadel, Larkin taught courses in U.S. military history, a subject of lifelong personal and professional interest. He is the author of God in the Trenches and Miracles of the American Revolution and has most recently authored Stories of Faith and Courage from World War II, a God & Country Press "Battlefields & Blessings" release. A lay Eucharist minister of the Episcopal Church, Larkin writes full time and resides in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is actively involved in the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association.