Favored by God in warfare? How WWI sowed seeds for future international conflicts

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World War I — the “war to end all wars” — in fact sowed seeds for future international conflicts in a way that has been largely overlooked: through religion, says a historian and author. Widespread belief in the supernatural was a driving force during the war and helped mold all three of the major religions — Christianity, Judaism and Islam — paving the way for modern views of religion and violence, he said.

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