Written by both Jewish and Christian scholars, these essays focus on the Christian responses to Nazism and delineate the roles that individuals and their churches played in confronting Hitler.
Introduction, Donald J. Dietrich
1. Totalitarianism and Theology, John S. Conway
2. Roman Catholic Theologians and National Socialism: Adaptation to Nazi Ideology, Thomas Ruster
3. The Conflict Between Engelbert Krebs and the Third Reich, Robert A . Krieg
4. Between Nationalism and Resistance: The Path of Father Albert Coppenrath in the Third Reich, Kevin P. Spicer
5. National Socialism as a Force for German Protestant Renewal?: Pastors and Parishioners Respond to Adolf Hitler’s “National Renewal,” Kyle T. Jantzen
6. Sowing Volksgemeinschaft in Bavaria’s Stony Village Soil: Catholic Peasant Rejection of Anti-Polish Racial Policy, 1939–1945, John J. Delaney
Donald J. Dietrich, professor of theology at Boston College, is the author of God and Humanity in Auschwitz: Jewish-Christian Relations and Sanctioned Murder.