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Hitler as a Christian

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Submitted by susan (Italy), Apr 1, 2007 at 10:21

"My intention was to show that Hitler considered himslef a Christian and he was fighting for the Christian cause. "

how bad is to be ignorant

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_mysticism

...the notion that the church either gave birth to Hitler or walked hand-in-hand with him as a partner is, simply, slander. Hitler himself knew better. "One is either a Christian or a German," he said. "You can't be both."

From: Jadwiga Biskupska (Cornell University), "Hitler & Triumph of the Will: A Nazi Religion in the Catholic Style" in Undergraduate Quarterly, September/November 2004, page 147 (URL: http://www.undergradquarterly.com/EJournal/2004Q2/Biskupska.pdf):

As an institution on German soil, he is very much opposed to it, and he ridicules the teachings of Church fathers and the practice of the Catholic faith... he detested the doctrines, of the Roman Church... Institutionalized religion, in Hitler's view, was a waning phenomenon...

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