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Enlisting Faith

How the Military Chaplaincy Shaped Religion and State in Modern America

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674972155

Publication Date: 11/06/2017


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

25 halftones


  • A Note on Terminology
  • Prologue: The Mixed-Up Dog Tags of Private Leonard Shapiro
  • 1. Mobilizing Faith
  • 2. “Christ Is the Melting Pot for All Our Differences”
  • 3. The Boundaries of Religious Citizenship
  • 4. Chaplain Jim Wants You!
  • 5. The Military–Spiritual Complex
  • 6. “Maybe God Is an American”
  • 7. Moral Objection and Religious Obligation
  • 8. Fighting with Faith
  • Epilogue: Between God and the American State
  • Abbreviations
  • Archival Sources
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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