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Persecution and resistance of Jehovah's Witnesses during the Nazi Regime, 1933-1945

Persecution and resistance of Jehovah's Witnesses during the Nazi Regime, 1933-1945

Author: Hans Hesse
Publisher: Bremen : Edition Temmen, 2001.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Hesse
ISBN: 3861087502 9783861087502 3861087243 9783861087243
OCLC Number: 1170357383
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Original title: Am mutigsten waren immer wieder die Zeugen Jehovas.
Description: 405 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface Michael Berenbaum Foreword Hans Hesse PART A: Chapter 1. Categories of Concentration Camp Prisoners Henry Friedlander Chapter 2. Solidarity and the Will to Survive: Religious and Social Behavior of Jehova's Witnesses in Concentration Camps Christoph Daxelmuller Chapter 3. Female Jehova's Witnesses in Morningen Women's Concentration Camp: Women's Resistance in Nazi Germany Jurgen Harder and Hans Hesse Chapter 4. Jehova's Witnesses in Wewelsburg Concentration Camp Kirsten John-Stucke Chapter 5. Jehova's Witnesses in Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Antje Zeiger Chapter 6. "The Little One ... He Had to Suffer a Lot": Jehova's Witnesses in the Morningen Concentration Camp for Juveniles Martin Guse Chapter 7. Jehova's Witnesses in Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp Thomas Rahe Chapter 8. The Buchenwald Series: Watercolors by Jehova's Witness Johannes Steyer Johannes Wrobel Chapter 9. Jehova's Witnesses as Forgotten Victims Sybil Milton Chapter 10. Jehova's Witnesses: A Documentation; Rescued from Oblivion: The Case of Hans Gartner Sybil Milton Chapter 11. Resistance and Persecution of Female Jehova's Witnesses Angela Nerlich and Wolfram Slupina Chapter 12. The Religious Association of Jehova's Witnesses in Baden and Wurttemberg, 1933-1945 Hubert Roser Chapter 13. Jehova's Witnesses in the German Democratic Republic Hans-Hermann Dirksen Chapter 14. The Persecution of Jehova's Witnesses in Weimar, 1945-1990 Goeran Westphal Chapter 15. Social Disinterest, Governmental Disinformation, Renewed Persecution, and Now Manipulation of History? Detlef Garbe Chapter 16. Persecuted and Almost Forgotten Wolfram Slupina PART B: Chapter 17. History, Past adn Present: Jehova's Witnesses in Germany Walter Koebe Chapter 18. The Video Documentary "Jehova's Witnesses Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault": Propaganda or Historical Document? Johannes Wrobel Chapter 19. History, Past and Present: Jehova's Witnesses in Germany. An Analysis of the Documentary "Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault" from the Perspective of Religious Studies Gabriele Yonan Chapter 20. Critical Reflection on the Video Documentary "Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault": Propaganda or Historical Documentation? Dietrich Hellmund Chapter 21. Between Historical Documentation and Public Promotion of One's Image. Comments About the Watch Tower Society Film: "Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault" Lutz Lemhoefer Chapter 22. "Jehova's Witnesses Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault" - Touring Exhibitions and Video Presentations, 1996-2000 Wolfram Slupina Chapter 23. From Marginalization to Martyrdom Jolene Chu Chapter 24. Teaching Tolerance: A Case Study James N. Pellechia Chapter 25. Chronology: Development and Persecution of Jehova's Witnesses Hans-Hermann Dirksen, Jurgen Harder, Hans Hesse and Johannes Wrobel Bibliography Contributors
Other Titles: Am mutigsten waren immer wieder die Zeugen Jehovas.
Responsibility: Hans Hesse (ed.).


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