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2 Фев 2013
Edward Hicks: Pacifist Bishop at War

Автор: G. R. Evans

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The story of outspoken pacifist bishop Edward Hicks throws new light on the problems of conscience created by World War One.

Edward Hicks, Bishop of Lincoln, was already regarded as a maverick for his stance on the education of women, teetotalism, social justice, and votes for everyone.

He came from a different class to that of most bishops.

When war came, he was a rare dissenting voice amidst the Church's vocal support for its morality.

Acclaimed author G.


Evans draws upon Hicks's detailed diaries to reveal Edward Hicks as a man battling with his own conscience and principles, not least at seeing his sons go off to fight - one never to return.

This is a fascinating glimpse into the impact the War had on an individual and those around him, who waited at home - and tried to hold onto their humanity.

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