Religion: Chaplains on War

What is your sober judgment about war, twelve years after the Armistice?

Presbyterians throughout the U. S. who served as chaplains during the War were sent that question by the Presbyterian Board of Christian Education. Last week the Board had a mass of answers. Every former chaplain declared in one way or another that "never again would he participate in war or approve war." Examples:

"I am disillusioned. ... I now see that the War arose chiefly as the result of deep-rooted economic competition to control the raw materials and markets of the world. For...

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