By Matthew D. Hockenos
This e-book heavily examines the turmoil within the German Protestant church buildings within the quick postwar years as they tried to come back to phrases with the hot previous. Reeling from the influence of warfare, the church buildings addressed the implications of cooperation with the regime and the remedy of Jews. In Germany, the Protestant Church consisted of 28 self reliant nearby church buildings. through the Nazi years, those church buildings shaped into quite a few 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 interior debates, despite the fact that, concerned each staff and based on problems with trust that have been vital to all. very important theologians equivalent to Karl Barth have been instrumental in urgent those matters ahead. whereas no longer an exhaustive research of Protestantism through the Nazi years, A Church Divided breaks new floor 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