Churches and War

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War Attitudes of American Churches

Church Support for Revolutionary War

Involvement of the United States in a second World War came at the close of two decades during which American religious bodies had widely proclaimed that the church, as an institution, would “never bless another war.” Resolutions adopted by church organizations during the months since Pearl Harbor indicate that the necessity of fighting the present war is accepted as an unavoidable evil, but that the churches still ...

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