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WW II | Christian Right | political religion | Holocaust

Is Reconciliation Possible in our Religiously Polarized Moment?

History shows that the damage done by Christian Nationalism cannot be repaired from within a religious framework alone...

November 19, 2020
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Sufism | Coronavirus | WW II

Solitary Refinement

What a Sufi spy from WWII can teach us about pandemic isolation ...

November 12, 2020

Germany | WW II | democratization | Protestantism | Karl Barth | Richard Brickner | National Socialism | militarism | spirit of humanity

The Role of Religion in the Growth of Democracy in Germany

Over the next few weeks, Germany will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the peaceful revolution that re-unified the nation’s western and eastern halves and transformed the former Soviet-bloc German Democratic Republic into a free and democratic socie...

October 30, 2014