American Evangelicals and the U.S. Military 1942-1993 by Anne C. Loveland

By Anne C. Loveland

This publication is a spiritual research of the fifty-year historical past of conservative evangelical Christians' non secular offensive in the U.S. army, which gained millions of converts to their religion.

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2 (footnote continued from previous page) November 16, 1947, p. 21; John Costello, Virtue Under Fire: How World War II Changed Our Social and Sexual Attitudes (Boston, 1985), 25153; Rodger R. , 1977), 2627; Jacob Simpson Payton, "The Story of a Letter," Chaplain, III (March, 1946), 4143; "Chaplain Condemns Army Entertainment," UEA, March 15, 1946, p. 16. The three evangelical leaders were Harold John Ockenga, pastor of Boston's Park Street Church, Alfred Carpenter, director of the Southern Baptist Convention Chaplains Commission, and W.

Harrison, "The Bible-Reading General" 42 5 John C. Broger, Christian Cold Warrior 56 6 Disciple-Making in the Armed Forces 67 7 Engaging the Military Leadership 83 8 Harold K. Johnson, a Christian Commander 100 9 Debating the Vietnam War 118 10 Fighting the "Other War" in Vietnam 139 11 Supporting the American Forces in Vietnam 154 12 The Spiritual Offensive in the Early 1970s 165 13 Ralph E. Haines, "A Private in God's Army" 181 14 Pentecostal Religion in the Armed Forces 194 15 The New Christian Right 211 16 Debating National Security Policy 226 Page viii 17 Military Experts of the New Christian Right 247 18 Addressing Nuclear Issues 260 19 John A.

Truman. , 1963), 284; "NAE Convention Resolutions," UEA, July 1, 1952, p. 8; "Military Training,'' UEA, January 15, 1955, p. " UEA, February 15, 1952, p. 7. , 1948), 25455. For the development, modification, and attempted passage of the Truman administration's UMT plan, see Richard F. Haynes, The Awesome Power: Harry S. Truman as Commander in Chief (Baton Rouge, 1973), 7987. 3. George Q. , Draftees or Volunteers: A Documentary History of the Debate Over Military Conscription in the United States, 17871973 (New York, 1975), 36568.

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