A Military Chaplaincy Bibliography
Compiled by Chaplain (LTC) Robert G. Leroe, DMin, US Army Retired
Army Chaplaincy, The (formerly The Military Chaplaincy Review) professional journal published by the US Army Chaplain Center & School, Fort Jackson SC 29207-7090 www.usachcs.army.mil
The Spirit Divided—Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains, Mercer University, 2 volumes.
Ammerman, E.H. Jim. After the Storm. Nashville: Star Song, 1991.
Andrews, Beth. I Miss You! A Military Kid’s Book About Deployment. Prometheus Books, 2007.
Applebaum, Peter C. Loyalty Betrayed: Jewish Chaplains in the German Army During the First World War. Valentine Mitchell, 2014.
Atkinson, Rick. Crusade–the Untold Story of the Gulf War. Boston: Houghton Miflin, 1993.
Autry, Jerry. Gun-Totin’ Chaplain. Airborne Press, 2007.
Ayyar, Kristin. Countdown ‘til Daddy Comes Home. Mascot Books, 2013.
Basu, Moni. Chaplain Turner’s War. Agate Digital, 2012.
Benimoff, Roger. Faith Under Fire: An Army Chaplain’s Memoir. Crown, 2009.
Bergen, Doris L., ed. Sword of the Lord: Military Chaplains from the First to the 21st Centuries. University of Notre Dame Press, 2004.
Bergsma, Herbert L. Chaplains With Marines in Vietnam, 1962-1971. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013)
Bernbaum, John A., ed. Perspectives on Peacemaking: Biblical Options in the Nuclear Age. Regal Books/Gospel Light, 1984.
Betts, Alexander Davis. The Experience of a Confederate Chaplain. CreateSpace, 2012.
Boettner, Loraine. The Christian Attitude Toward War. Philipsburg NJ: Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing Co, 1985.
Bohlman, Brian. For God and Country: Considering the Call to Military Chaplaincy. So Help Me God Project, 2011.
Bonn, Keith E. Army Officer’s Guide. Stackpole Books, 2002.
Bowers, Kurt. Forward Edge of the Battle Area: A Chaplain’s Story. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 1987.
Bradford, J.H. The Chaplains in the Volunteer Army. BCR/Biographical Center for Research, 2009.
Brimlow, Robert W. What About Hitler? Wrestling With Jesus’ Call to Nonviolence in an Evil World. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press/Baker, 2006.
Brinsfield, John Wesley Jr., ed. The Spirit Divided: Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains: The Confederacy. Mercer University Press, 2005.
Brown, William Young. The Army Chaplain. Sparklight Press, 2012.
Bryan, Jeff. Memoirs from Babylon: A Combat Chaplain’s Life in Iraq’s Triangle of Death. Combat Chaplain Ministries, 2012.
Budd, Richard M. Serving Two Masters: The Development of American Military Chaplaincy, 1860-1920. University of Nebraska Press, 2002.
Caldwell, J. Timothy. The Chaplain’s Assistant: God, Country, and Vietnam. Glenn Street Press, 2010.
Carpenter, Alton E. Chappie: World War II Diary of a Combat Chaplain. Mead Publishing, 2007.
Cash, Carey H. A Table in the Presence. Nashville: W. Publishing Group, 2004.
Chapman, Gary. The 5 Love Languages: Military Edition. Northfield Publishing, 2013.
Clauswitz, Carl von. On War. Princeton University Press.
Cline, Lydia Sloan. Today’s Military Wife. Stackpole Books, 2003.
Clough, David L. & Stiltner, Brian. Faith & Force, A Christian Debate About War. Georgetown University Press, 2007.
Clouse, Robert, ed. War: Four Christian Views. InterVarsity Press, 1981.
Cohen, Gary. From Persecution to Service: The Chaplain Gary Cohen Story. West Bow Press, 2013.
Coker, Christopher. Can War Be Eliminated? Polity Press, 2014.
Cole, Darrell. When God Says War is Right. Colorado Springs: WaterBrook Press, 2002.
Cook, Jane Hampton; Croushorn, John; Green, Jocelyn. Battlefields And Blessings Iraq/Afghanistan. AMG Publishers, 2009.
Corby, William. Memoirs of Chaplain Life: Three Years with the Irish Brigade in the Army of the Potomac. New York: Fordham University Press, 1992
Cox, Harvey, ed. Military Chaplains: From Religious Military to a Military Religion. New York: American Report Press, 1971.
Crosby, Donald F. Battlefield Chaplains: Catholic Priests in World War II. University Press of Kansas, 1997.
Cowley, Robert. Experience of War. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1992.
Craigie, Peter. The Problem of War in the Old Testament. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1978.
Crushorn, John. Stories of Faith from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan (Battlefields & Blessings) AMG Publishers, 2010.
Cutrer, Thomas W. Our Trust is in the God of Battles: The Civil War Letters of Robert Franklin Bunting, Chaplain, Terry’s Texas Rangers (Voices of the Civil War). University of Tennessee Press, 2006.
Davis, Nicholas A., & Everett, Donald E., ed. Chaplain Davis and Hood’s Texas Brigade: Being an Expanded Edition of the Reverend Nicholas A. Davis’s the Campaign from Texas to Maryland With the Battle of Fredericksburg (Richmond, 1863). Louisiana State University Press, 1999.
Dawalt, Sara. 365 Deployment Days: A Wife’s Survival Story. Bridgeway Books, 2007.
Dicks, Stephen. Hope on a Strange Planet. Tate Publishing, 2013.
Doell, Sandy. Mom’s Field Guide: What You Need to Know to Make It Through Your Loved One’s Military Deployment. Warrior Angel Press, 2006.
Dorsett, Lyle W. Serving God and Country: US Military Chaplains in World War II. New York: Berkley Books, 2012.
Drazin, Israel & Currey, Cecil B. For God and Country—the History of a Constitutional Challenge to the Army Chaplaincy. Hoboken: KTAV Publishing House, 1995
Drury, Clifford. The History of the Chaplain Corps, United States Navy, vol. I. Washington, D.C., BUPERS, 1949.
Dulany, Joseph P. Once a Soldier, A Chaplain’s Story. Self-published, 2001.
Dumler, Elaine Gray. I’m Already Home…Again. Frankly Speaking Co., 2006.
Fallon, Siobhan. You Know When the Men are Gone. Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam; Second Printing edition, 2011.
Fiennes, Peter. To War With God: The Army Chaplain Who Lost His Faith. Mainstream Publishing, 2012.
Fishback, Jim. Defending the Military Marriage. Campus Crusade/FamilyLife, 2002.
Fowler, Todd D. You, God, and PTSD: Faith-Based Healing in our Military Chaplain’s Corps. Dog Ear Publishing, 2014.
Fuller, James A. Chaplain to the Confederacy: Basil Manly and Baptist Life in the Old South. Southern Biography, 2000.
Furry, William. Preacher’s Tale: Civil War Journal of Rev. Francis Springs, Chaplain, US Army (The Civil War in the West). University of Arkansas Press, 2001.
Gaston, James C. & Hietala, Janis Bren, eds. Ethics & National Defense. Washington DC: National Defense University Press, 1993.
Gilbert, G. M. Nuremberg Diary. Da Capo Press, 1995.
Green, Bob. Homecoming: When the Soldiers Returned from Vietnam. New York: Ballantine, 1989.
Green, Jocelyn. Faith Deployed: Daily Encouragement for Military Wives. Moody Publishers, 2008.
Griepp, Frank. The Circuit-Riding Combat Chaplain. (self-published)
Grooms, Charles E. The Chaplain: Fighting the Bullets. NC: Pentland Press, 2003.
Grossman, Dave (LTC). On Killing and On Combat.
Hadley, Donald W. & Richards, Gerald T. Ministry With the Military. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1992.
Hanson, Kim Phillip. Military Chaplains and Religious Diversity. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Hartle, Anthony E. Moral Issues in Military Decision Making. University Press of Kansas, 1989.
Harris, Thomas A. Counseling the Serviceman and His Family. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1964.
Hayden, Mark. German Military Chaplains in World War II. Schiffer Pub, 2006.
Headly, Joel Tyler. The Chaplains and Clergy of the Revolution. Nabu Press, 2010. (Also under the title The Forgotten Heroes of Liberty)
Henderson, Kristin. While They’re at War: the True Story of American Families on the Homefront. Mariner Books, 2006.
Hicks, Robert M. Returning Home—practical advice for war veterans, their families and friends. Tarrytown, NY: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1991.
Hnida, David. Paradise General. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Hokana, Steven C. Loved…and not Forgotten. Amazon, 2014.
Holmes, Arthur F. War and Christian Ethics. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1975.
Holst, Lawrence E., ed. Hospital Ministry—the role of the chaplain today. New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, 1990.
Hosek, James. How Deployments Affect Service Members. Rand Corporation, 2006.
Hunter, Edna J. & Nice, Stephen D. Military Families, Adaption to Change. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1978.
Hutcheson, Richard G. Jr. The Churches and the Chaplaincy. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1975.
Hutchenson, Richard G. Jr. The Chaplain and the Sea. Chaplain Foundation, 1999.
Itokazu, Kiyo. A Chaplain’s Pilgrimage: An Autobiography. iUniverse, 2007.
Jensen, Andrew. The Trial of Chaplain Jensen. Arbor House/Bantam, 1974.
Johnson, James D. Combat Chaplain: A 30-Year Vietnam Battle. University of North Texas Press, 2001.
Johnson, James Turner, and Weigel, George. Just War and the Gulf War. Washington, D.C.: Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1991.
Jones, J. William. Christ in the Camp or Religion in the Confederate Army. Harrisburg, VA: Sprinkle Publications, 1986.
Kaslow, Florence W. & Ridenour, Richard I. The Military Family. New York: The Guilford Press, 1984.
Kay, Ellie. Heroes at Home. Bethany House Publishers, 2002.
Keith, Bill. Days of Anguish Days of Hope: Chaplain Robert Preston Taylor’s Ordeal and Triumph as a POW in World War II. Fort Worth: Scripta Publishing, 1972.
Kennedy, Nancy. Miracles and Moments of Grace: Inspiring Stories From Military Chaplains. Leafwood Publishers, 2012.
Keegan, John. The Face of Battle. New York: Viking Press, 1983.
Keegan, John, The Mask of Command. New York: Penguin Books, 1987.
Kirkpatrick, Thomas I. The Love That Endures – Remembering My Mother and my Father, U.S.S. Arizona’s Chaplain at Pearl Harbor. Iulu, 2011.
Kirkwood, Neville A. Pastoral Care In Hospitals. Morehouse Publishing, 2005.
Kittleson, Lance. Meditations from Iraq: A Chaplain’s Ministry in the Middle East 2003-2004. CSS Publishing Company, 2005.
Knapp, Gayle. A Chaplain’s Duty: Letters Home from a WWII Chaplain. Deeds Publishing, 2011.
Kolenda, Christopher D., ed. Leadership: The Warrior’s Art. Carlisle Barracks, PA: The Army War College Foundation Press, 2001.
Kurzman, Dan. No Greater Glory—the Four Immortal Chaplains and the Sinking of the Dorchester. New York: Random House, 2004.
LaBelle, My Dad’s Deployment: A Deployment and Reunion Activity Book for Young Children. Elva Resa Publishing, 2009
Leroe, Robert G. Separation Preparation. Ann Arbor: UMI, 1989.
Leyva, Meredith. Married to the Military: A Survival Guide for Military Wives, Girlfriends, and Women in Uniform. Fireside, 2003.
Lifton, Robert. Home From the War. Simon & Schuster, 1973.
Loveland, Anne. Change and Conflict in the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps since 1945. (Legacies of War) University of Tennessee Press, 2014.
Lowry, Mark. Bethel in Battle: A Chaplain’s Sketch Book. Outskirts Press, 2007.
Madigan, Edward. Faith Under Fire: Anglican Army Chaplains and the Great War. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Maguire, Connell J. Follies of a Navy Chaplain. Chi Chi Press, 2010.
Mahedy, William P. Out of the Night—the Spiritual Journey of Vietnam Vets. New York: Ballantine/Epiphany Books, 1986.
Maher, William L. A Shepherd in Combat Boots: Chaplain Emil Kapaun of the 1st Cavalry Division. Burd Street Press, 2002.
Mann, Monroe. To Benning and Back: The Making of a Citizen Soldier. Unlimited Publishing, 2002.
Marrero, Emilo Jr. A Quiet Reality: A Chaplain’s Journey Into Babylon, Iraq, With the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. Faithwalk Publishing, 2009.
Matthews, Lloyd J. and Brown, Dale E., eds. The Parameters of Military Ethics. US Army War College/Pergamon-Brassey’s International Defense Publishers, 1989.
Matsakis, Aphrodite, Vietnam Wives: Women and Children Surviving Life with Veterans Suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Woodbine House, 1988.
McCubbin, Hamilton I. Dahl, Barbara B., & Hunter, Edna J. Families in the Military System. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1976.
McLaughlin, Patrick. No Atheists in Foxholes…prayers and reflections from the front. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2008.
McWilliams, Tennant. The Chaplain’s Conflict: Good and Evil in a War Hospital, 1943-1945. Texas A&M University Press, 2005.
Mengesha, Thomas A. The Service Member’s Guide to Deployment. Mengesha Publishing, 2008.
Military Chaplains Association, Voices of Chaplaincy, 2002.
Miller, Robert J. Both Prayed to the Same God: Religion and Faith in the American Civil War. Lexington Books, 2007.
Mode, Daniel, The Grunt Padre: Father Vincent Robert Capodanno, Vietnam, 1966-1967. CMJ Marian Pub, 2000.
Moore, S.K. Military Chaplains as Agents of Peace: Religious Leader Engagement. Lexington Books, 2012.
Morgan, Terry. The Chaplain’s Role: How Clergy Can Work With Law Enforcement. Didaskalos Books, 2012.
Mortensen, Benjamin F. The Diary of a Frontline Chaplain. Aspin Books, 1997.
Murphey, Paul W. Sacred Moments, Prayers of a Navy Chaplain at Sea and Ashore, Vol II: At Sea, USS Midway (CV41). Create Space, 2013.
Nussbaum, Chaim. Chaplain on the River Kwai: Story of a Prisoner of War.. Shapolsky Publishers, 1988.
Newby, Claude D. It Took Heroes—A Cavalry Chaplain’s Memoir of Vietnam. New York: Ballantine Books, 1998.
North, Oliver, and Horn, Sara. A Greater Freedom: Stories of Faith from Operation Iraqi Freedom
O’Callahan, S.J. I Was Chaplain on the Franklin. New York: Bantam Books, 1985.
O’Connor, John J. A Chaplain Looks at Vietnam. The World Publishing Co., 1969.
O’Leary, Jeff. Taking the High Ground: Military Moments With God. Colorado Springs: Victor, 2001.
Ortiz, Mike. Green Beret Chaplain. Xlibris, 2013.
Parker, Linda. Shellshocked Prophets: Former Anglican Army Chaplains in Inter-War Britain (Wolverhampton Military Studies). Helion Company, 2014.
Patterson, Eric. Military Chaplains in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Beyond: Advisement and Leader Engagement in Highly Religious Environments. Peace and Security in the 21st Century, 2014.
Patton, Seth S. The Chaplain’s Manual: A Reference for Chaplains. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013.
Pavlicin, Karen M. Surviving Deployment: A Guide for Military Families. Elva Resa Publishers, 2003.
Pavlicin, Karen M. Life After Deployment. Elva Resa Publishers, 2007.
Petty, Karen. Deployment: Strategies for Working with Kids in Military Families. Redleaf Press, 2009.
Pearse, Meic. The Gods of War: Is Religion the Primary Cause of Violent Conflict? InterVarsity Press, 2007.
Pitts, Charles F. Chaplains in Grey: The Confederate Chaplain’s Story. R.M.J.C. Publications, 2003.
Rayburn, Robert. Fight the Good Fight. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1968.
Redmond, Jessica. A Year of Absence: Six Women’s Stories of Courage, Hope and Love. Elva Resa Publishing LLC, 2005.
Riddle, John & Bonnie. For God and Country—Four Stories of Courageous Military Chaplains. Uhrichsville OH: Barbour Publishing Inc., 2003.
Ristau, Harold. At Peace With War: A Chaplain’s Meditations from Afghanistan. Wipf and Stock, 2012.
Rogers, Edward. Doughboy Chaplain. Meador Press, 1946.
Rosen, Milton Jehiel. An American Rabbi in Korea: A Chaplain’s Journey in the Forgotten War (Judaic Studies Series). University of Alabama Press, 2004.
Samet, Elizabeth D. Soldier’s Heart – Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Schumacher, John W. A Soldier of God Remembers, www.asoldierofgodremembers.com
Seggern, Lyle E Von. and Davison, Edwin. An Air Force Chaplain’s Wartime Devotions, Vol. 1. Amazon Digital Services, 2013.
Shay, Jonathan. Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming. Scribner, 2002.
Shay, Jonathan. Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character. Simon & Schuster, 1994.
Shay, Michael. Sky Pilots: The Yankee Division in World War I. University of Missouri, 2014.
Shinn, Roger Lincoln. Wars and Rumors of Wars. Nashville: Abingdon Press1972.
Snively, Sheri. Heaven in the Midst of Hell: A Quaker Chaplain’s View of the War in Iraq. Raven Oaks Press, 2010.
Sorrentino, Paul. Religious Pluralism: What do College Students Think? VDM Verlag, 2009.
Stavrids, Laura Hall. Navy Spouse’s Guide. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2002.
Stoneberger, Brett A. Combat Leader’s Field Guide. Stackpole Books, 2002.
Summers, Harry G. Jr. On Strategy, the Vietnam War in Context. Carlisle Barracks, PA: US Army War College Strategic Studies Institute, 1981.
Tarr, Herbert. The Conversion of Chaplain Cohen. New York: Avon Books, 1963.
Thompson, Peter. The Real Insider’s Guide to Military Basic Training. Universal Publishers, 2003.
Todd, Andrew. Military Chaplaincy in Contention. Ashgate, 2013.
Tonne, Arthur. The Story of Chaplain Kapaun, Patriot Priest of the Korean Conflict. Didde Publishers/Tonne Books2013
Townsend, Tim. Mission at Nuremberg: An American Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis. William Morrow, 2014.
Twichell, Joseph Hopkins. The Civil War Letters of Joseph Hopkins Twichell. Univ of Georga Press, 2006.
Tyger, George. War Zone Faith: An Army Chaplain’s Reflections from Afghanistan. Skinner House Books, 2013.
United States Army. US Army Physical Fitness Guide. Hatherleigh Press, 2002.
Vandesteeg, Carol. When Duty Calls. Winepress Publishing, 2001.
Vandevoorde, Shellie. Separated by Duty, United in Love. Citadel, 2006.
Vermont, Ernest Lee. Tactics of Truth. Longwood, FL: Xulon Press, 2006.
Volkin, Michael C. The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook. Booklocker, 2004.
Wadsworth, Shelly MacDermid. Military Deployment and its Consequence for Families. Springer, 2014.
Walden, Ken J. Challenges Faced by Iraq War Reservists and their Families: A Soul Care Approach for Chaplain and Pastors. Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2012.
Wales, Ken & Poling, David. Sea of Glory. Broadman/Holman, 2001.
Walker, Conrad N. The Leapin’ Deacon: The Soldiers’ Chaplain. Austin: Langmarc Publishing.
Waite, Brian K. For God and Country. Heartspring Media, 2005.
Wasserstrom, Richard A. War and Morality. Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1970.
Watson, Will. The Substitute Mormon Chaplain. Dorrance Publishing Co. Inc., 2011.
Wenzl, Roy, and Heying, Travis. The Miracle of Father Kapaun: Priest, Soldier, and Korean War Hero. Ignatius Press, 2013.
Westerlie, S.M. The Tough Love Military Wife Survival Guide. Seattle Sauce Press, 2014.
Whitt, Jacqueline E. Bringing God to Men: American Military Chaplains and the Vietnam War. University of North Carolina Press, 2014.
Wittingham, Michael. Matters of Conscience: A Practical Theology for the Evangelical Chaplain. Liberty University Press, 2013.
Williams, Tom, ed. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders: A Handbook for Clinicians. Cincinnati: Disabled American Veterans National HQ, 1987.
Wismer, Frank E. III. War in the Garden of Eden: A Military Chaplain’s Memoir from Baghdad. Seabury Books, 2008.
Woodard, Whit. Ministry of Presence. Faithful Life Publishers, 2012.
Yee, James. For God and Country: Faith and Patriotism Under Fire. Public Affairs, 2005.
Yost, Israel A.S. Combat Chaplain: The Personal Story of the WWII Chaplain of the Japanese American 100th Battalion. University of Hawaii Press, 2006.
Zahn, Gordon. The Military Chaplaincy: A Study of Role Tension in the Royal Air Force. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1969.
Zurick, Tim. Army Dictionary & Desk Reference. Stackpole Books, 1999.