What Did the Faith Community Stand For? Doctrines and Deeds in Nazi Europe

Examine how different faith communities, including Jehovah's Witnesses, Protestants, and Catholics, reacted in the face of the challenges then—and the questions the history poses today.

On November 16, 2017, the Museum hosted a discussion about the rise of National Socialism in Germany and the ensuing terror raised profound theological and ethical questions for people of all faiths. While some religious leaders openly supported the Nazi regime, others refused allegiance to the party or defied the laws and sheltered victims of state-sanctioned hate, even if it meant risking arrest and ultimately, their lives.


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Source: United States Holocaust Museum.