A Church Divided: German Protestants Confront the Nazi Past by Matthew D. Hockenos PDF

By Matthew D. Hockenos

This publication heavily examines the turmoil within the German Protestant church buildings within the rapid postwar years as they tried to return to phrases with the new prior. Reeling from the effect of struggle, the church buildings addressed the implications of cooperation with the regime and the remedy of Jews. In Germany, the Protestant Church consisted of 28 independent local church buildings. throughout the Nazi years, those church buildings shaped into quite a few alliances. One workforce, the German Christian Church, overtly aligned itself with the Nazis. the remaining have been carefully against the regime or attempted to stay noncommittal. the inner debates, besides the fact that, concerned each team and based on problems with trust that have been vital to all. vital theologians comparable to Karl Barth have been instrumental in urgent those concerns ahead. whereas no longer an exhaustive learn of Protestantism in the course of the Nazi years, A Church Divided breaks new floor within the dialogue of accountability, guilt, and the Nazi past.

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