Kingdom to Commune: Protestant Pacifist Culture between World War I and the Vietnam Era by ProQuest


[...] she offers a rich account of what she calls "Protestant pacifist culture" during the middle of the twentieth century, with particular emphasis on the 1930s and 1940s. [...] Appelbaum also acknowledges that, unlike classic sects, post- 1 940 pacifism "permitted multiple belonging." "lacked explicit rules for discipline and expulsion," and was dispersed among diverse theologies and organizations (43). [...] in the epilogue she claims that "folk group" is a better term than "sect" (206).

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