By Matthew D. Hockenos
This publication heavily examines the turmoil within the German Protestant church buildings within the quick postwar years as they tried to return to phrases with the hot previous. Reeling from the impression of conflict, the church buildings addressed the results of cooperation with the regime and the therapy of Jews. In Germany, the Protestant Church consisted of 28 independent nearby church buildings. through the Nazi years, those church buildings shaped into a number of alliances. One team, 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, even though, concerned each team and situated on problems with trust that have been vital to all. vital theologians similar to Karl Barth have been instrumental in urgent those concerns ahead. whereas now not an exhaustive research of Protestantism throughout the Nazi years, A Church Divided breaks new flooring within the dialogue of accountability, guilt, and the Nazi past.
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A Church Divided: German Protestants Confront the Nazi Past by Matthew D. Hockenos