Tag: war

Latter Day Objector

The Story of F. Henry Edwards By Andrew Bolton   World War I “The First World War was a tragic and unnecessary conflict,” wrote British historian John Keegan. It was unnecessary because it was preventable—a local conflict that did not need to escalate. It was tragic because around 10 million military and 7 million civilians …

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Blood and Horror on this Earth

By Gina Colvin   (An earlier version of this article was posted 9 September 2013 at Patheos.) THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS of Mormons all over the world attend temple services on a daily basis, all of them watching a metaphorical reenactment of the creation story. Included in this drama is an exchange between God and Satan. …

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