THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 37 | Religion - Adrian Gregory

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Welcome to the BRITISH HOME FRONT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. This series was recorded at the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS in June 2018 to accompany a conference marking the contribution by the peoples of the British Isles to the national war effort. In this podcast, PROFESSOR ADRIAN GREGORY, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, talks about religion during the First World War. IMAGE | Black and white photograph of the altar in the mortuary chapel in King George Military Hospital, London, England. The brass cross from Queen Alexandra is decorated with moonstones and is inscribed on its base with the words "Jesus calls, now comes peace." England, 1915. By National Library of Medicine - History of Medicine - https://www.flickr.com/photos/nlmhmd/16271555552 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41546692 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS With thanks to JOHN CAWTHORN and the 1926 FOUNDATION for making this podcast series possible, and to the DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT and the SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT for supporting the Conference. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio for the UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS | Music performed by the PIPES AND DRUMS of the ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS | Series Editor - Professor Sir Hew Strachan | Producer - Catriona Oliphant | Post-production - Chris Sharp.

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