Betrayal: German Churches and the Holocaust (Google eBook)

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Robert P. Ericksen, Susannah Heschel
Fortress Press - History - 224 pages
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Important and insightful essays provide a penetrating assessment of Christian responses in the Nazi era.
  

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Contents

Assessing the Heritage German Protestant Theologians Nazis and the Jewish Question
22
Storm Troopers of Christ The German Christian Movement and the Ecclesiastical Final Solution
40
When Jesus Was an Aryan The Protestant Church and Antisemitic Propaganda
68
The Confessing Church and Antisemitism Protestant Identity German Nationhood and the Exclusion of the Jews
90
Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hitlers Persecution of the Jews
110
Pius XII the Jews and the German Catholic Church
129
Joseph Lortz and a Catholic Accommodation with National Socialism
149
PostHolocaust Theology German Theological Responses since 1945
169
Notes
189
Index
220
Contributors
224
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Page 17 - Pharisees themselves were in possession of it; but unfortunately they were in possession of much else besides. With them it was weighted, darkened, distorted, rendered ineffective and deprived of its force, by a thousand things which they also held to be religious and every whit as important as mercy and judgment.

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