CFP: U.S. Catholic Historian theme issue on War and Peace

Lauren Turek

The U.S. Catholic Historian recently shared this call for papers for a future issue on the theme of "War and Peace." Here is the announcement with all of the details for proposing a contribution:

"For thirty-five years the U.S. Catholic Historian has published theme-based issues relevant to the history of American Catholicism.  An upcoming issue will address the theme of war and peace. Contributions could include, but are not limited to, studies of the following:

  • Catholic involvement in conflicts as officers, soldiers, nurses, and chaplains.
  • U.S. efforts at humanitarian aid during war: War Relief Services/Catholic Relief Services, etc.
  •  The approach of the U.S. Catholic hierarchy or certain bishop(s) to particular conflicts.
  • Catholic responses to documents including Pacem in Terris (1963), The Challenge of Peace (1983), etc.
  •  Catholic peace movements and activism such as the Catholic Peace Fellowship, Catholic Worker, etc.
  • Catholic conscientious objectors
  • Catholic press/magazines/newspapers and war
  • Theologians, philosophers, and intellectuals on war and peace
  • Catholics on the home front during war

Scholars considering a submission are asked to contact the editor, Fr. David Endres at before preparing a contribution. Approximate length is 7,000-10,000 words. We ask for submissions by August 1, 2018 and look forward to hearing from potential contributors."


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