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Christianity in the First World War
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Jens Holger Schjørring

MAP 1 World in 1914.
© PETER PALM, BERLIN/GERMANY.
MAP 1 World in 1914.

© PETER PALM, BERLIN/GERMANY.

At the beginning of the 20th century there had been many regional conflicts in the Balkans with ethnic and religious overtones. Politicians spoke of the trouble spot or powder-keg of Europe. But it had never occurred to anyone that a regional flash-point sparked off in …

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Jens Holger Schjørring, “Christianity in the First World War”, in: History of Global Christianity Online, Editors J.H. Schjørring, N.A. Hjelm. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-5656_HGCO_fulltextxml_COM30400>
First published online: 2018



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