10 November 938, “On Luther’s birthday, the synagogues are burning in Germany” #otdimjh

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“On November 10, 1938, on Luther’s birthday, the synagogues are burning in Germany.”

Bishop Martin Sasse, of the Evangelical Church in Thuringia, in his pamphlet “Martin Luther on the Jews: Get rid of them”, approves or Kristallnacht as part of Luther’s strategy with the Jewish people:

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I do not want to labour the point, but it is clear that Luther’s works were easily used by propagandists to justify and call for attacks on the Jewish people. May God in his mercy forgive us all from the use of theology to justify prejudice, injustice and oppression!

More to follow:

Source:

Christopher J. Probst, Demonizing the Jews: Luther and the Protestant Church in Nazi Germany (USA: Indiana University Press, 2012), 129.

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3 Responses to 10 November 938, “On Luther’s birthday, the synagogues are burning in Germany” #otdimjh

  1. Dr. Tatai István says:

    Dear Richard,

    Thank you for the lecture on the Lutheran Faculty yesterday. We are thankful also for sharing your time with us afterwards in the restourant.

    You offered us sending your presentation. I would like to study it deeper.

    Have a very blessed stay here in Hungary.

    Your brother in the Messiah,

    Istvan

    Dr. Tatai István (PhD) Phone: 0036 37 342-327 Mobile: 0036 30 638-4718 Website: tataiistvan.ptf.hu Church website: http://www.hatvanref.hu

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  2. SLIMJIM says:

    Sad night in history

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