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Jehovah's Witnesses and the Third Reich : sectarian politics under persecution

Author: M James Penton
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using materials from Witness archives, the U.S. State Department, Nazi files, and other sources, M. James Penton demonstrates that while many ordinary German Witnesses were brave in their opposition to Nazism, their leaders were quite prepared to support the Hitler government. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: C T Russell; J F Rutherford; C T Russell; J F Rutherford; C T Russell; J F Rutherford
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M James Penton
ISBN: 0802089275 9780802089274 0802086780 9780802086785
OCLC Number: 56010956
Description: xxii, 412 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Watch Tower Society's Attempted Compromise with Hitler --
Watch Tower Holocaust Propaganda and Responses to Charges of Compromise and Anti-Semitism --
Evaluating the Arguments and the Evidence --
Rutherford's New Nation --
'The Theocracy' in America --
German Bible Student-Jehovah's Witnesses, 1902-1933 --
Jehovah's Witnesses in the Crucible of Nazi Persecution --
Riding the Holocaust Bandwagon.
Responsibility: M. James Penton.
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Drawing on his own Witness background and years of research on Witness history, Penton separates fact from fiction during this dark period.  Read more...

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"For many years our organization has put forth an unselfish and persistent effort to do good to the people. Our American brethren have greatly assisted in the work in Germany, and with money freely Read more...

 
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