Chapter Sixteen. Faith, Ideologies, and the “Cultures of War”

  1. John Horne Professor member
  1. Annette Becker Professor member

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch16

A Companion to World War I

A Companion to World War I

How to Cite

Becker, A. (2010) Faith, Ideologies, and the “Cultures of War”, in A Companion to World War I (ed J. Horne), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123860

Online ISBN: 9781444323634

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Keywords:

  • faith, ideologies, and the “cultures of war”;
  • Franz Rosenzweig - The Star of Redemption;
  • fundamental values defended in World War I - fatherland, region, religion and family;
  • the great war for civilization - coined by H. G. Wells;
  • faith and charitable devotion - cement of sacred union;
  • Christian resonance - sacrifice and resurrection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sacred Unions

  • Sacrifice

  • From Death to Memory

  • Cultural Demobilization: between Fervor and Politics

  • References and Further Reading