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Boyhood, duty and war
Mary A. Conley

). 16 Richard Schweitzer, The Cross and the Trenches: Religious Faith and Doubt among British and American Great War Soldiers (Praeger: Westport, Conn., 2003); Daniel Todman, ‘ “Sans Peur et sans Reproche”: The Retirement, Death and Mourning of Sir Douglas Haig, 1918–1928’, Journal of Military History 67 (2003), 1083–1106; Allen J

in From Jack Tar to Union Jack
The Bible and British Maritime Empire
Gareth Atkins

Victorian schoolchildren looking for references to Tarshish, Tyre and Ophir would find them in Rider Haggard's 1885 adventure novel King Solomon’s Mines , but they were designed to give a sense of the exotic rather than to bolster belief. Conclusion Like much current work on nineteenth-century religion, this chapter has sought to nuance received assumptions about the direction of cultural and intellectual travel. On the one hand it shares the scepticism of recent work towards the now tired paradigm of ‘faith and doubt’ that takes

in Chosen peoples