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He explains that one can do good and perform a kind of Christian charity in a
practical sense in that branch of service, a fact that would ease his conscience
somewhat though I would still be punished. It is not clear whether this refers to ...
Or are the greater heroes the Bibelforschers and Adventists who, in their "
consistency," preferred to die in concentration camps rather than bear arms? All
respect is due the innocently erroneous conscience; it will have its reward from
In this situation, which these religious leaders recognized, in their terms, to be a
grave crisis for human society and the individual conscience, they did voice a
strong protest. By so doing, they showed that their Church, although an ecclesia,
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As a faith-based nonviolent person, I knew of Franz Jagerstatter for years before finally reading the book that brought his story to the world. I am awed and inspired by his courage and faithfulness. Read full review