American Protestants and the debate over the Vietnam War : evil was loose in the world /

As American soldiers fought overseas in Vietnam, American churchmen debated the legitimacy and impact of the war at home. While the justness of the war was the primary issue, they also argued over conscientious objection, the legitimacy of protests, the weapons of war, and other related topics. Divi... Full description

Main Author: Bogaski, George.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Lanham, [Maryland] : Lexington Books, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Just war : mainline churches and the justness of the Vietnam War from 1964-1968
  • Prophets or patriots? Mainline churches and the attendant issues of the Vietnam War
  • Souls not society : the revolt of mainline conservatives
  • The problem with the world : conservative evangelicals' concepts of war and peace
  • "Evil was loose in the world" : conservative evangelicals' response from 1964 to 1968
  • Recasting the vision : conservative evangelicals' response from 1969-1973
  • Alabama not Vietnam : the unique response of African-American Protestants
  • Conclusion
  • About the author.