The Church Unmilitant

High, Stanley
June 1942
New Republic;6/22/42, Vol. 106 Issue 25, p850
Focuses on the attitude and views of several churches regarding the Second World War. Reaction of the churches towards U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's call the War as "Holy War"; Responsibility for the state of spiritual immobilization with the Protestant church; Conclusions made by the churches that war being a result of the sins in the post-World War I era; Facts revealed by a survey conducted by the Religious News Services in wake of the Pearl Harbor incident; Views of the clergy that the war could have been avoided and adjustment made in the Pacific region; Arguments of the Presbyterian Church about the war being just and righteous; Stand of the churches towards active aid and support for winning the War; Concerns about the disillusioning aftermath of the War.


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