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We wage war on divine principles

Raemaekers, Louis, 1916, Chromolithograph
We wage war on divine principles
We wage war on divine principles
We wage war on divine principles
Category
Library Item
Item no
33011
Title
We wage war on divine principles
Description
"And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yes, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood." -- Isaiah, i. 15.'

'If we transfer the ideas of Christianity to the sphere of politics, we can claim to raise the power of the State-power in the widest sense, not merely from the material aspect - to the highest degree, with the object of the moral advancement of humanity, and under certain conditions the sacrifice may be made which a war demands. Thus, according to Christianity, we cannot disapprove of war in itself, but must admit that it is justified morally and historically.' Bernhardi, ' Germany and the Next war.' translated by AH Pawles, London, 1914.'
Artist / maker
Date
1916
Size
33 x 22 cm.
Location
Art and Design Library
Copyright
Louis Raemaekaers' drawings are reproduced by kind permission of the Louis Raemaekers Foundation.