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Hitler's cross : how the cross was used to promote the Nazi agenda / by Erwin W. Lutzer ; foreword by Ravi Zacharias.

By: Lutzer, Erwin W [author.]
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, USA : Moody Press, [2012]Copyright date: ©2012Description: 221 pages : black and white illustrations, portraits ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802408501 (paperback)Subject(s): Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Religion | National socialism. -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | National socialism and religion | Crosses. -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Symbolism in politics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Church and state -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 | Church and state -- United States | Crosses -- Political aspects -- United States | Signs and symbols -- Germany | Swastika | Germany -- Church history -- 1933-1945 | Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 | Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945
Contents:
Introduction to 2012 Edition -- Waiting for Hitler -- God and Hitler : Who Was in Charge? -- The Religion of the Third Reich : Then and Now -- The Anti-Semitism of the Third Reich -- The Church Is Deceived -- The Church Is Divided -- The Church Is Dismembered -- Heroism in the Third Reich -- The Cost of Discipleship in the Third Reich -- America's Own Hidden Cross.
Summary: The power by which Hitler hypnotized an entire nation is legendary, but one question in particular begs an answer: Where was the church of Christ? Seduced by the Fuhrer, church leaders throughout Germany allowed the Swastika a prominent place alongside the Christian cross in their sanctuaries. Nationalistic pride replaced the call of God to purity, and with few exceptions, the German church looked away while Hitler implemented the 'final solution' to his Jewish problem. Lutzer examines the lessons that may be learned from the dangers of confusing 'church and state.'
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First published in 1995.

Introduction to 2012 Edition -- Waiting for Hitler -- God and Hitler : Who Was in Charge? -- The Religion of the Third Reich : Then and Now -- The Anti-Semitism of the Third Reich -- The Church Is Deceived -- The Church Is Divided -- The Church Is Dismembered -- Heroism in the Third Reich -- The Cost of Discipleship in the Third Reich -- America's Own Hidden Cross.

The power by which Hitler hypnotized an entire nation is legendary, but one question in particular begs an answer: Where was the church of Christ? Seduced by the Fuhrer, church leaders throughout Germany allowed the Swastika a prominent place alongside the Christian cross in their sanctuaries. Nationalistic pride replaced the call of God to purity, and with few exceptions, the German church looked away while Hitler implemented the 'final solution' to his Jewish problem. Lutzer examines the lessons that may be learned from the dangers of confusing 'church and state.'

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