Bussey Shares Story of Canadian WWI Conscientious Objector

Barry Bussey, editor of Should I Fight?, recently published an article on WWI conscientious objectors in the Messenger— “No More of This Kind to a Respectable Jail” (Nov 2018, pp 24-27).

 Screenshot of the article, available online  here .

Screenshot of the article, available online here.

The article compares two letters—one by Adventist James Wagner and one by the Deputy Minister of the Department of Justice regarding Wagner when he was being held in a “respectable jail.” It’s a moving story of conviction and faithfulness to conscience. Wagner experienced solitary confinement and was even tarred before eventually released.

Barry Bussey asks the question: What would I do?

Read the complete article on the Messenger website.