By Mary M. Solberg
Decades after the Holocaust, many think that the church buildings in Germany resisted the Nazi regime. in truth, resistance used to be unprecedented. just about all Germans have been Christians, and just about all Christians in Germany stood via, changing into deliberately or by chance complicit in Nazi rules and practices.
In the early Thirties, a move emerged inside German Protestantism with the purpose of totally integrating Nazi ideology, German nationwide id, and Christian religion. The Deutsche Christen or, “German Christians,” as they have been known as, interpreted the Christian religion and the position of the church in society in carrier of the Nazi revolution. They married centuries-old Christian anti-Judaism to the Nazis’ racial antisemitism and sought to eliminate all lines of Judaism from Christianity. The “German Christian” e-book software, designed to increase their ideology, incorporated books and pamphlets, radio talks and speeches, in addition to liturgies and retranslations of Scripture.
This quantity contains key responses serious of the German Christians via Karl Barth and Dietrich Bonhoeffer, between others.
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A Church Undone: Documents from the German Christian Faith Movement, 1932-1940 by Mary M. Solberg