By Gordon L. Heath
"The church buildings have been one in every of Canada's such a lot complete social associations within the early twentieth century. Their reaction to the nice struggle dramatically affected how the state (and they) could live to tell the tale the huge problem. Subverted and sidelined by way of the rampant ideological crosscurrents of the 20 th century, that tale is ultimately good instructed in those 11 finely nuanced, completely documented essays. this can be a such a lot welcome and necessary significant other piece to the new flurry of latest writing on 'the battle that ended peace.'"
--Richard Allen, McMaster collage, Canada
"The 11 articles that Gordon L. Heath has accrued depict the hassle of Canadian church buildings, their chaplains, and girls to deal with a global battle. . . . The articles are provocative and whole of compassion if you served, died, remained at domestic grieving, and . . . refused to visit the killing fields. a big and considerate mirrored image for these drawn to where of Canadian church buildings in global battle I!"
--Terence J. Fay, college of St Michael's university, Canada
Gordon L. Heath (PhD, St. Michael's university) is affiliate Professor of Christian historical past at McMaster Divinity university, the place he holds the Centenary Chair in international Christianity and serves as Director of the Canadian Baptist records. His courses comprise A conflict with a Silver Lining: Canadian Protestant church buildings and the South African battle, 1899-1902 (McGill-Queen's college Press, 2009), and Doing Church heritage: A uncomplicated advent to gaining knowledge of the background of Christianity (Clements, 2008).
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