Life & Faith: Serving those serving their country

On Remembrance Day, Michael Gladwin sheds light on the role of army chaplains then and now.

In Captains of the Soul: A history of Australia’s army chaplains, Michael Gladwin tracks the role of chaplains as they’ve served and supported countless troops in every campaign where Australia has served abroad. He provides a fascinating insight into how chaplains went about their work providing spiritual and pastoral care to the soldiers in their charge. Michael’s book recently won the 2015 Australian Christian Book of the Year Award.