Resisting the Third Reich : the Catholic clergy in Hitler's Berlin (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Resisting the Third Reich : the Catholic clergy in Hitler's Berlin

Author: Kevin P Spicer
Publisher: DeKalb, Ill. : Northern Illinois University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Nazism swept Germany, how did religious leaders respond to attacks not only on their fellow citizens and their government but on their faith as well? Despite charges of complacency, most of the Catholic clergy of the Berlin diocese in fact maintained a quiet resistance to the Nazi regime by offering their parishioners an alternative to National Socialism. In thus broadening the definition of resistance, Kevin
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin P Spicer
ISBN: 087580330X 9780875803302
OCLC Number: 54365200
Description: xi, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Initial encounters --
Guiding the flock --
Negotiating pastoral care --
Serving the home front --
Jews and the diocese of Berlin --
For the glory of the Führer: Brown priests --
The unique path of Bernhard Lichtenberg.
Responsibility: Kevin P. Spicer.
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