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In Jesus' Name: Evangelicals and Military Chaplaincy
Description: Can military chaplains pray ""in Jesus' name?"" Are they allowed to share their faith openly? Are evangelical Christians persecuted in the military? Does the general prohibition against proselytizing in the military violate soldiers' Constitutional rights? Are liberalism and/or universalism implicitly endorsed by the military and political leadership as the ...more
Paperback, 305 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Resource Publications (OR)
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I think this is a book that needed to be written due to so many issues pervading the military chaplaincy today. I credit Laing for tacking the issues head on but his book was a little long and was "foggy" at times. That is, he just went places that weren't necessary. His last chapter was mainly a sermon when all he needed was a conclusion. He also mixed up "soldiers" and "sailors" in the early portion of the book in regard to the USS ANZIO. This could be forgiven toward him but not as much ...more