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The Moral Meaning of War: A Prophetic Interpretation
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The Moral Meaning of War: A Prophetic Interpretation


American Baptist Publication Society n.d.

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In this collection of essays edited by Samuel Zane Batten, various Baptist writers address issued raised by World War I, including questions of why Christians should fight in the war and the deeper meaning of the conflict. Batten introduces the moral view of the collection in his preface: “This war for the destruction of injustice and inhumanity is a holy crusade and a continuation of Christ's sacrificial service for the redemption of the world.”

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Key Features

  • Presents arguments for Christianity as an agent of social change
  • Includes plans and programs for a Christian society
  • Addresses Christian issues raised by World War I

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About Samuel Zane Batten

Samuel Zane Batten (1859–1925) was a Baptist minister who preached against social evils and advocated Christian democracy. He founded the Commission on Social Service of the American Baptist Association and was a member of the Brotherhood of the Kingdom, a group founded by fellow Social Gospel advocate Walter Rauschenbusch.