Churches and Religion in the Second World War (Occupation in by Jan Bank,Lieve Gevers

By Jan Bank,Lieve Gevers

regardless of the wealth of ancient literature at the moment international battle, the topic of faith and church buildings in occupied Europe has been undervalued – in the past. This serious eu heritage is exclusive in providing a wealthy and specified research of church buildings and faith throughout the moment global battle, taking a look at the Christian religions of occupied Europe: Catholicism, Lutheranism, Calvinism, and Orthodoxy.

The authors interact with key topics equivalent to kin among non secular associations and the occupying forces; faith as a key think about nationwide identification and resistance; theological solutions to the Fascist and nationwide Socialist ideologies, particularly when it comes to the persecution of the Jews; Christians as bystanders or protectors within the Holocaust; and non secular existence in the course of the struggle. Churches and faith within the moment international War should be of significant worth to scholars and students of eu background, the second one global warfare and faith and theology.

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