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How F. W. Boreham Won the War of Words

Length: 29 pages13 minutes


In addition to being a pastor, F. W. Boreham wrote editorials for one of the leading newspapers of his day. Initially, he was often inspired by current events. In the early stages of World War I a majority of articles were on themes related to the conflict. As the inevitable horrors of war weighed heavily on Boreham and the populace, he began writing on subjects that would “relieve the strain.” Recognizing that literature could be a sanctuary from mortal ills strengthened his resolve to highlight enduring and universal themes. It was this emphasis that gave rise to the transcendent nature of his books.

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