RELIGION
01/12/2015 12:04 pm ET Updated Jan 12, 2015

The Army Chaplain Who Came Back From War And Lost His Fundamentalist Faith

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David Peters' life was supposed to be one continuous arc of piety and service.

But for the U.S. Army chaplain, it's ended up a more circuitous route. Peters lost the very faith he was supposed to embody for his soldiers — but has also found his way back.

Peters grew up in a fundamentalist evangelical church in Pennsylvania, served as youth minister and then went to war in Baghdad as a chaplain in the U.S. Army in 2005.

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