Mothering the Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents for the Holocaust

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How should one respond, personally or theologically, to genocide committed on one's behalf? After the Allied bombing of Darmstadt, Germany, in 1944, some Lutheran young women perceived their city's destruction as an expression of God's wrath-a punishment for Hitler's murder of six million Jews, purportedly on behalf of the German people. George Faithful tells the story of a number of these young women, who formed the Ecumenical Sisterhood of Mary in 1947 in order to embrace lives of radical repentance for the sins of the ...

Mothering the Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents for the Holocaust 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199363469

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