The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade
Description: Yesterday, July 28, marked the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. “The Great and Holy War” offers the first look at how religion created and prolonged the war. Historian Philip Jenkins reveals the powerful religious dimensions of this modern-day crusade, a period that marked a traumatic crisis for Western civilization, with effects that echoed throughout the rest of the twentieth century. Phillip joins us.
Distinguished Professor of History, Co-Director for the Program on Historical Studies of Religion, Institute for Studies of Religion Baylor University and Emeritus Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Humanities at Penn State University
The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade (continued)
The Catholic Church and Ukraine
Description: The current tensions in Ukraine are rooted in the Euromaidan movement, which wants Ukraine to join the European Union and sever its ties with Russia. Ukrainian bishop Borys Gudziak has witnessed the escalating violence firsthand and has also witnessed the growth of the Church in Ukraine, even during the days of Soviet oppression. He joins us.
Bishop Borys Gudziak
Bishop Gudziak head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic eparchy of France, Belgium and Luxembourg, ppresident of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv
Crisis and Reform: The Kyivan Metropolitanate, the Patriarchate of Constantinople, and the Genesis of the Union of Brest Buy this resource now. Click here to purchase.