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Shining a light on the padres

Here is fresh research into war chaplaincy, says Robert Beaken


The Clergy in Khaki: New perspectives on British army chaplaincy in the First World War
Michael Snape and Edward Madigan, editors
Ashgate £65
Church Times Bookshop £58.50 (Use code CT611 )

A HISTORICAL conference was held in 2009 at the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Centre to re-examine chaplains in the First World War. The papers delivered at that conference have been turned into the chapters ...

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