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Peace and War

Graham Neville.

in Radical Churchman

November 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 9398 words.

This chapter describes Bishop Hicks as a man of peace, but he did not advocate ‘peace at any price’. It notes that at the turn of the century no political party actually took that line;...

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War and Peace

Michael Snape.

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IV

February 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 13764 words.

Throughout the twentieth century, the global Anglican Communion was deeply if unevenly affected by war and by the threat of war—a corollary of its coming of age just prior to the bloodiest...

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Paradise Regained

Geoffrey Cantor.

in Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 8999 words.

This chapter focuses on the optimistic Christians who envisaged the Exhibition as the herald of a better world. The first section shows that the dispersion at Babel (Gen. 11:1‐9) was seen...

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Resistance Justified

Owen Chadwick.

in The Early Reformation on the Continent

December 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 17880 words.

Politics made it essential for Reformers to provide justifications for war and resistance in certain circumstances against the rulers of the state. The pacifism of Erasmus and Luther's...

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