Guardians of the True Faith
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Bobič, Pavlina - Guardians of the True Faith


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This chapter concentrates on the religious ideas and values that the priests in the rear transmitted to their flocks through sermons and devotions which in turn helped mould the parishioners' attitudes about the war in the period from 1914 to 1916. It presents the evolution of the civilians' perception of war through their participation in religious activities: pilgrimages, common prayers at the local ch…

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Bobič, Pavlina, “Guardians of the True Faith”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 18 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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