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Ethical and religious factors in the German resistance to Hitler.

Mary Alice Gallin

Ethical and religious factors in the German resistance to Hitler.

by Mary Alice Gallin

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Anti-Nazi movement.,
    • Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD256.3 .G3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 231p.
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6203519M
      LC Control Number56013853
      OCLC/WorldCa7299415

      German intellectuals of the late 19th and early 20th century embraced evolutionary thinking to a degree unknown in any other country. German scientists, physicians, social reformers, even military planners explored in detail myriad implications of evolution -- including moral s:   “Theodore Hamerow's study of the German resistance to Hitler focuses on the 'ideas, ideals, motives, and aims' of the few prominent German clergy, civil servants, and members of the military who opposed Hitler. The book stands out in the enormous and growing body of literature on the German resistance for its accessibility to a wide s: 3.

      In the original German the book was a runaway bestseller and the source of much of Hitler’s private fortune. Even acknowledging the political factors involved, one cannot dismiss the possibility that it reads better in German than in its English translations.   The Confessing Church was one of the rare German organizations that opposed Nazism from the very beginning, and in For the Soul of the People, Victoria Barnett delves into the story of the Church's resistance to this remarkable story, Barnett interviewed more than sixty Germans who were active in the Confessing Church, asking them to reflect on their personal experiences under Reviews:

        Book review Hitler’s religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich By Richard Weikart Dr Weikart is an associate professor of history at California State University, specialising in modern European history and so is well placed to write on this s: Moreover, we learn that German opponents of Hitler were them­selves divided — strategically, tacti­cally, even, in a sense, doctrinally. The heart and soul of Barnett’s story flows from her interviews with over 60 surviving members of the Confessing Church who op­posed Nazi infiltration and co-optation of the German Protestant Church.


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Ethical and religious factors in the German resistance to Hitler by Mary Alice Gallin Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Revision of the author's thesis, Catholic University of America, issued under title: Ethical and religious factors in the German resistance to Hitler.

A Revision of the author's thesis, Catholic University of America, issued under title: Ethical and religious factors in the German resistance to Hitler.

Description: pages 24 cm: Contents: The German fight against Hitler --Resistance to tyranny --Patriotism or treason. --War against the fatherland. Originally presented as the author's thesis, Catholic University of America,under the title: Ethical and religious factors in the German resistance to Hitler.

ISBN Ethical and religious factors in the German resistance to Hitler. Washington, Catholic University of America Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mary Alice Gallin.

As Hitler’s atrocities became known throughout the land, various resistance groups formed, usually gathered around common interests or a charismatic leader. Some focused on removing Hitler, perhaps with a coup d’etat. Others sought to lay the ground work for a totally new Germany to replace the present regime once the war was settled.

German resistance to Nazism (German: Widerstand gegen den Nationalsozialismus) was the opposition by individuals and groups in Germany to the Nazi regime between and Some of these engaged in active resistance, including attempts to remove Adolf Hitler from power by assassination and overthrow his regime.

German resistance didn't take the form of a united resistance movement at. The first part of the book reviews how Hitler came to power in the first place and the second part recounts how the Resistance inside of Germany did its best to undermine him.

It's tough to imagine being in the place of some of the people in this book--particularly men who were higher-ups in Hitler's government who decided they had a moral and /5(4). Opposition to the Nazi regime also arose among a very small number of German youth, some of whom resented mandatory membership in the Hitler Youth.

In Munich inuniversity students formed the White Rose resistance group. Its leaders, Hans Scholl, his sister Sophie Scholl, and professor Kurt Huber were arrested and executed in for the.

In its workings, even the religion of love is only the weak reflection of the will of its exalted founder; its significance, however, lies in the direction which it attempted to give to a universal human development of culture, ethics, and morality.

- Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, Vol. 1 Chapter 8. In Hitler’s Ethic (Palgrave Macmillan, ) Richard Weikart helps unlock the mystery of Hitler’s evil by vividly demonstrating the surprising conclusion that Hitler’s immorality flowed from a coherent ethic.

Hitler was inspired by evolutionary ethics to pursue the utopian project of biologically improving the human race. Ethical and Religious Factors in the German Resistance to Hitler (Washington: Catholic University of America Press, ), by Mary Alice Gallin (page images at HathiTrust) DDB6 We Survived: The Stories of Fourteen of the Hidden and Hunted of Nazi Germany (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), ed.

by Eric H. Boehm (page images at. German Resistance against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad, By Klemens Von Klemperer Clarendon Press, Read preview Overview Preaching in Hitler's Shadow: Sermons of Resistance in the Third Reich By Dean G.

Stroud William B. Eerdmans, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German Protestant theologian important for his support of ecumenism and his view of Christianity’s role in a secular world.

His involvement in a plot to overthrow Adolf Hitler led to his imprisonment and execution. His Letters and Papers from Prison, published posthumously in. Originally published in and now updated with a new introduction by the author, Dietrich Bonhoeffer remains the defining study of Bonhoeffer's views of Jesus Christ, his ethics, and his resistance against Hitler and the Nazi s: 4.

Explanation of Hitler's rise to power, causes of WWII, Hitler's military strategy, the Holocaust, the German resistance movement, assassination plots to kill Hitler. Accounts of Night of the Long Knives (when Hitler had Gestapo and SS kill ) and Night of Broken Glass (when Gestapo and SS smashed windows of Jewish shops, burned synagogues.

Page (my book) Ernst Junger “The nineteenth century was a century of reason, the twentieth century is a century of cults.” Overall I felt this book lacked unity. However, it did make many incisive observations.

I thought it was to be about how the German people were seduced and mesmerized by Hitler/5(19). Christians in Nazi Germany, Hitler and the Protestants, The "German Christians", How good people allowed evil to spread, No excuse for mass approval of Nazism by German Protestants or other German groups "Through God's intercession, our beloved German Fatherland has experienced a mighty exaltation.

In this turning point in history we hear, as faithful evangelical. Ethical and Religious Factors in the German Resistance to Hitler (Washington: Catholic University of America Press, ), by Mary Alice Gallin (page images at HathiTrust).

The Nazi plan was to "de-Christianise Germany after the final victory", writes historian of German Resistance Anton Gill. "By the latter part of the decade of the thirties church officials were well aware that the ultimate aim of Hitler and other Nazis was the total elimination of Catholicism and of the Christian religion.

social and religious structures and even political orientations of the previous period were preserved to a certain extent,” Otto Dov Kulka and Eberhard Jäckel explain.

10 Protestant, rural, and northern regions generally Nazified earlier than Catholic, urban, and traditionally more liberal western parts of the country. When Hitler took power. Watt, D.C. "Hitler's Visit to Rome and the May Weekend Crisis: A Study In Hitler's Response to External Stimuli" pages 23–32 from Journal of Contemporary History, Volume 9, Weinberg, G.

"Adolf Hitler" pages 5–38 from Visions of Victory The Hopes of Eight World War II Leaders, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Chapter 5 The Nazi Eugenics Programs The economy of Germany was in shambles at the end of World War I.

The population was decimated. The government-this was the Weimar Republic, which was in power from until looked to popular eugenic theories for ways to restore and improve the health and physical wellbeing of the populace. Seduced by Hitler shows in startling detail how almost every waking hour of Hitler's reign offered insidious choices―from degrees of compromise to outright resistance―to the average German in their interactions with each other and the regime, whether at work, home or s: 5.