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Author Hockenos, Matthew D., 1966-

Title A church divided : German Protestants confront the Nazi past / Matthew D. Hockenos
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 269 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents The church struggle : ecclesiastical, political, and theological disunity in the Third Reich -- Representations of the Nazi past in early 1945 -- Guilt from another world : guilt, repentance, and forgiveness in the year zero -- The Stuttgart declaration of guilt : religious confession, Freedom charter, or another Versailles? -- The guilt of the others : Bishop Wurm's letter to English Christians -- On the political course of our people -- The church and antisemitism -- A ray of light in their darkness : the church and anti-Judaism
Summary Breaks new ground in the discussion of responsibility, guilt, and the Nazi past
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-259) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Church and state -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Guilt -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.
National socialism and religion.
Protestant churches -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- Church history -- 1933-1945.
Germany -- Church history -- 1945-
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004003740
ISBN 0253110319 (electronic bk.)
9780253110312 (electronic bk.)