TITLE

East Germany: Luther vs. Lenin

AUTHOR(S)
Siemon-Netto, Uwe
PUB. DATE
June 1990
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1990, Issue 4, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Delves into the complexities of Martin Luther's attitude toward temporal authority. Need to understand the extraordinary role of the church in the recent events in East Germany; Importance of returning to the late 1940s when the Communists solidified their hold on what was then called the Soviet zone of occupation; Significance of the exemplary behavior of ordinary Christians in society.
ACCESSION #
17725979

 

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