Religion: The Church & The War

Amid mounting evidence that U. S. clergymen are moving steadily away from their pre-war pacifism, a new fortnightly will be launched next week to give antipacifist churchmen a voice. Its title: Christianity and Crisis. Its keynote:

We believe that modern Christian pacifism is tinctured with utopianism, derived from a secular culture. In our opinion, this utopianism contributed to the tardiness of the democracies in defending themselves against the perils of a new barbarism, and (in America at least) it is easily compounded with an irresponsible and selfish nationalism. . . .

The pacifists are...

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