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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
The background of the church struggle (Kirchenkampf) The rise of Adolf Hitler Lutherans address the challenge from the German-Christians : 1933 The founding of the German Evangelical Church (Deutsche evangelische Kirche) Romanticism in politics, religion, and the ideology of Volk and race Opposition to the Aryan Paragraph and oppression of Jewish people The 1933 Bethel Confession The 1934 Barmen Declaration The debate concerning the orders of creation Theocratic enthusiasm The Ansbach memorandum Endeavors to achieve Lutheran unity in Germany The fate of the evangelical land churches during the Third Reich The struggle of the intact Lutheran land churches against Hitler The Erlangen Theological Faculty during the Third Reich Epilogue : the continuation of the church struggle after 1945.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-380) and indexes.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.