Nazi Germany as a christian state : the 'Protestant experience' of 1933 in Württemberg

Koehne, Samuel 2013, Nazi Germany as a christian state : the 'Protestant experience' of 1933 in Württemberg, Central European history, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 97-123.

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Title Nazi Germany as a christian state : the 'Protestant experience' of 1933 in Württemberg
Author(s) Koehne, Samuel
Journal name Central European history
Volume number 46
Issue number 1
Start page 97
End page 123
Total pages 26
Publisher Cambridge Publishing
Place of publication Cambridge, England
Publication date 2013-03
ISSN 0008-9389
Keyword(s) Nazism, religion
Central European history
Politics and religion
Nazi Germany
Spirit of 1914
antisemitism and Christian response
Summary  This article examines the response of Christians in Germany to the first year of the Nazi state. It responds to Manfred Gailus' call of 'micro-histories' and onsiders how Protestants in Württemberg conceived of 1933 and how they responded to the Nazis' antisemitism. It argues that they drew on a pre-existing myth of national-religious revival in World War I (the 'spirit of 1914') and remained 'actively passive' when it came to antisemitism.
Language eng
Field of Research 210307 European History (excl British, Classical Greek and Roman)
Socio Economic Objective 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30052136

Document type: Journal Article
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