Edward Hicks: Pacifist Bishop at War: The Diaries of a World War One Bishop

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The story of outspoken pacifist bishop Edward Hicks throws new light on the problems of conscience created by World War One. Edward Hicks, Bishop of Lincoln, was already regarded as a maverick for his stance on the education of women, teetotalism, social justice, and votes for everyone. He came from a different class to that of most bishops. When war came, he was a rare dissenting voice amidst the Church's vocal support for its morality. Acclaimed author G. R. Evans draws upon Hicks's detailed diaries to reveal Edward ...

Edward Hicks: Pacifist Bishop at War: The Diaries of a World War One Bishop 2014, Lion Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745956534

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