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Battlefields & Blessings

Stories of Faith and Courage from the Korean War shows real people fighting and living through a difficult conflict and almost forgotten era of American history. These inspirational stories are presented in a daily devotional format with scripture readings each day, revealing both the routine and the astounding ways in which God acts to empower believers and answer doubts. Every person of faith will come closer to God through these pages, and religious skeptics will see many of their own questions explored in depth.

Larkin Spivey also presents a concise history of the Korean War with overviews, maps, and photographs giving new insights into why America fought this war and the incredible results over the following decades. Each month a different aspect of the conflict is emphasized, including the early history of Korea, introduction of Christianity, Japanese and Soviet occupations, the different campaigns of the war, and developments after the armistice. The release of the book is timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Korean armistice and to highlight the long-standing close relationship between the United States and Republic of South Korea.

This unique combination of front line drama, coupled with the broader historical context of the conflict, gives a picture of war and combat unavailable in other histories.

Stories of Faith and Courage from the Korean War includes:

  • 365 riveting accounts of faith and courage during wartime featured in a daily devotional format with inspirational readings from scripture.
  • Monthly historical overviews explaining the history of Korea, campaigns of the war, why the war was fought and what was accomplished.
  • Historical description and stories explaining the introduction of Christianity to Korea, the struggle of believers in communist-held North Korea, and the flourishing of Christian churches in post-war South Korea.
  • Maps and photographs to enable readers to better understand and follow the action.
  • Name and topical indexes to allow readers to focus on the people and/or life issues most relevant to themselves.

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