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No Atheists in Foxholes: Prayers and Reflections from the Front
Experience gripping wartime stories and honest prayers by this Camp David chaplain now serving in Iraq. When words mean less and less, but money talks more and more; when blasphemy is a best seller, and eternal war has replaced hopeful diplomacy; in times like these is prayer even possible? Patrick J. McLaughlin thinks so. McLaughlin is an active duty Navy Chaplain who has ...more
Hardcover, 252 pages
Published May 20th 2008 by Thomas Nelson Publishers
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Nov 01, 2013 Caleb rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone in the military or in a military family
This book is completely different from any other book I have read. McLaughlin, a Lutheran Navy chaplain, has had a brilliant career, having served among all five branches of the US military, serving for three years as Chaplain to the President and Presidential Family at Camp David, and serving two Operation Iraqi Freedom tours of duty. He delivers over fifty touching stories of life on the front lines among the native populace and the Allied forces, generally working with medical or mortuary ...more
Words of inspiration no doubt. McLaughlin offers a realistic account of faith in the midst of a volatile world filled with war and hate. I enjoyed how he isn't so tied to his Christian faith and that he acknowledges faith of other creeds. Prayer is the way to peace, regardless of which God you pray to.
Great book! If you have served your country, do yourself a favor and check out this fine book. An easy read, but heart-wrenching at times. Written by someone that has been there, and understands and appreciates the brotherhood and commen ground that we all share.