By George Bogaski
In many of the debates, churchmen introduced their theological convictions and analyzing of the Bible to endure on their political views. Convictions approximately sin, the character of guy, the destiny of the realm, violence and benevolence had direct influence upon the international coverage views of those church buildings. instead of lead to static political positions, those convictions tailored because the nature of the warfare and the chance of yank luck replaced over time.
The positions taken through American denominations caused attitudes of aid, competition, and ambivalence towards the struggle, but additionally impacted the vibrancy of many church buildings. a few teams have been lease asunder via the fractious, debilitating debate. different church buildings, because of their better ideological readability and unanimity, observed the struggle supply an impetus for progress. whatever the person outcomes, the controversy over the Vietnam battle offers a concrete examine of the intersection of faith and politics.
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American Protestants and the Debate over the Vietnam War: Evil was Loose in the World by George Bogaski