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Churches and Religion in the Second World War

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Churches and Religion in the Second World War

J Th M Bank,‎ Lieve Gevers, "Churches and Religion in the Second World War"
English | ISBN: 1845204832, 1845208226 | 2012 | 256 pages | PDF | 7 MB

This book offers a comprehensive look at churches and religion during WWII. It covers the five religions - Judaism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthodoxy and Islam - of occupied Europe. The themes discussed include relations between religions institutions and the occupying forces, religion as an important factor of national identity and resistance, theological answers to the Fascist and National Socialist ideologies (especially in terms of the persecution of the Jews), and religious life during the war.