East Germany: Luther vs. Lenin

Siemon-Netto, Uwe
June 1990
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1990, Issue 4, p50
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.


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