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The Protestant Church During National Socialism: Conformity and Resistance

September 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 5, 2016

Join us at 5:45 pm for our Wednesdays Together Fellowship Dinner and stay for conversations on “The Protestant Church During National Socialism: Conformity and Resistance” led by Hans Wuerth.

  • Wednesday, September 14: The Protestants and Nazism between 1933-45:  The Confessing Church and the Kirchenkampf  (church struggle).
  • Wednesday, September 21: The Persecution of the Jews from Martin Luther to the Third Reich: Why the Church failed to speak up.
  • Wednesday, September 28: The activism, resistance and persecution of some pastors. Bonhoeffer became a martyr:  Were there others?
  • Wednesday, October 5: A special lecture by Ursula Wuerth:  The resistance of pastor Otto Mörike: His arrest and subsequent involvement in the rescue of Jews.  Otto Mörike and wife Gertrud were recognized as Righteous Gentiles. They were the parents of United Church member Ursula Wuerth.



September 14, 2016
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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United Church of Chapel Hill
1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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