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Women Against Hitler - Christian Resistance in the Third Reich (Hardcover, New) Loot Price: R2,072
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Women Against Hitler - Christian Resistance in the Third Reich (Hardcover, New): Theodore N. Thomas

Women Against Hitler - Christian Resistance in the Third Reich (Hardcover, New)

Theodore N. Thomas

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Adolf Hitler declared war on Christianity when he silenced the Catholic Church with a diplomatic treaty and arranged for a Nazi Army chaplain to become supreme bishop over the Protestants of Germany. The "Confessing Church" resisted. Pastors were muzzled, put under house arrest, jailed, and held for years in concentration camps. Thousands were drafted and sent to the war to die, while others were murdered outright. The result was a lack of "man"-power. Women stepped in. Pastors' wives replaced their absent husbands in the pulpits, and Theologinnen--theologically trained women--preached and assumed administration of the orphaned parishes. Women fought to save their civil rights, and freedoms of speech, assembly, press, and religion. Some went to jail. Some died. A social and theological revolution thus erupted when women stood by the side of men in leadership positions in the church.


Imprint: Praeger Publishers Inc
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 1995
First published: February 1995
Authors: Theodore N. Thomas
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-0-275-94619-7
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > European history > General
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Christianity > General
Books > Humanities > History > World history > From 1900 > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Gender studies > Women's studies > General
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political control & freedoms > Political control & influence > Political oppression & persecution > General
Books > History > European history > General
Books > History > World history > From 1900 > General
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > General
Books > Christianity
LSN: 0-275-94619-3
Barcode: 9780275946197

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