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Edward Hicks: Pacifist Bishop at War

The diaries of a World War One Bishop

by G. R. Evans

True story that casts new light on the struggle to live true to a Christian conscience and pacifist beliefs in time of war

    • Author

      G. R. Evans

    • Book Format

      Paperback

    • Publisher

      Lion Hudson

    • Published

      October 2014

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    Edward Hicks: Pacifist Bishop at War

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    Product Description

    What does a Bishop, who has declared himself to be a pacifist, do when his country goes to war?

    The story of Edward Hicks throws a new light on the problems of conscience the First World War created. Acclaimed author G R R Evans reveals how he wrestled with the issues, yet had to watch his sons go off to fight - one not to return. Drawing upon his detailed diaries, full of indiscreet comments - the sort of thing it would now be unwise for a bishop to write in an email - Evans reveals Edward Hicks to be a man battling his own conscience and beliefs.

    Hicks was also a strong supporter of votes for women, which was highly unusual at that time and a supporter of teetotalism, an contentious stance for a C of E dignitary. These were not uncontroversial matters, and for a bishop to adopt a high-profile position on them was to invite trouble.

    This book provides 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.

    About the Author:
    G.R. Evans lectures in history in the University of Cambridge. Her books include works on Anselm, Augustine, Gregory the Great and Bernard of Clairvaux.

    Specification

    • Author

      G. R. Evans

    • Book Format

      Paperback

    • Publisher

      Lion Hudson

    • Published

      October 2014

    • Edition

      1st New edition

    • Weight

      350g

    • Page Count

      336

    • Dimensions

      142 x 197 x 25 mm

    • ISBN

      9780745956534

    • ISBN-10

      074595653X

    • Eden Code

      4275308

    More Information

    • Author/Creator: G. R. Evans

    • ISBN: 9780745956534

    • Publisher: Lion Hudson

    • Release Date: October 2014

    • Weight: 350g

    • Dimensions: 142 x 197 x 25 mm

    • Eden Code: 4275308


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