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Headshot photo of the Rev. David W. Peters

Army chaplain on faith and doubt through grief

Photo Courtesy Robert K. Chambers

US Army Chaplain David Peters found his faith severely tested after returning home from Iraq in 2006. Facing the dissolution of his marriage, and a feeling of abandonment and estrangement from God, Peters struggled with and ultimately left the fundamentalist evangelical church he had belonged to.

He eventually remarried, was ordained to the priesthood in the Episcopal Church, and wrote a memoir about his experiences titled “Death Letter: God, Sex, and War.” The title is derived from the […]

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