For the Soul of the People
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For the Soul of the People : Protestant Protest against Hitler

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Victoria Barnett describes the dramatic struggle between Nazism and the German Confessing Church -- a group of outraged Christians who sought to establish a church untainted by Nazi ideology. For this remarkable book, Barnett interviewed more than sixty Germans who were active in the Confessing Church. She quotes liberally from their frank, unvarnished testimony, using rich historical and archival material to frame their stories. For the Soul of the People vividly portrays a church divided between those who compromised with Nazism and those who eventually tried to overthrow it.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 156.2 x 231.9 x 27.9mm | 641.97g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 019512118X
  • 9780195121186
  • 2,040,838

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excellent book. * The New York Review, December 1992 *show more

About Victoria Barnett

Victoria Barnett is a graduate of Union Theological Seminary, New York, and a professional writer whose articles have appeared in Christianity and Crisis, The Christian Century, The Witness, and the news bulletins of Religious News Service. She lived in Germany for 13 years and now lives in Washington, D.C.show more

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