The Church of England and the First World War
by Alan Wilkinson
“…The spiritual effect, Wilkinson puts forward, reflected the experience of the people of Israel whilst in exile in Babylon. The experience led to them to ask penetrating spiritual questions about what they believed about life as well as being a catalyst to reconsidering their own interpretation of history. The spiritual effects of the coming of World War One on the people produced similar questions, according to Wilkinson…”.
The Reverend Rob Marshall,
BBC Radio 4- Thought for the Day – 28/06/2014
Record available on the BBC Website