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“Let’s Do Away with Walls!”

Allan W. Austin.

in Quaker Brotherhood

September 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 12499 words.

This chapter illustrates the American Friends Service Committee's (AFSC) early efforts to promote interracial relations, thereby setting the stage for later AFSC activism. Connecting...

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Quaker Brotherhood

Allan W. Austin.

September 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of Religion. 272 pages.

This is the first extensive study of the American Friends Service Committee's interracial activism in the first half of the twentieth century, filling a major gap in scholarship on the...

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‘The thunder of British guns’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 6750 words.

This chapter focuses on the views of Nonconformists towards foreign policy. Their sympathy for oppressed peoples abroad, clashed with their belief in the need to preserve Britain's imperial...

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Religion and the Great Depression

Alison Greene.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; History of Religion. 11401 words.

The Great Depression of 1929–1941 brought not only economic and social crisis, but also forced families, churches, and religious organizations to reckon with individual and social suffering...

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Religion and Violence from Christian Theological Perspectives

Charles Kimball.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence

January 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Philosophy of Religion; History of Religion. 4944 words.

This chapter reviews the movement from pacifism to Just War and Crusade. It also tries to demonstrate the ways prominent Catholic and Protestant leaders have harshly used violent measures...

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