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German Catholics and Hitler's wars : a study in social control

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German Catholics and Hitler's wars : a study in social control
Call No: 282.43 Z19g

Call Number282.43 Z19g
Dates1969; ©1962
Statement of Responsibilityby Gordon C. Zahn.
Summary"Why did German Catholics (along with other Christian groups) lend almost complete support to Hitler's wars of ruthless conquest? Why is there a record of only a handful of Catholic conscientious objectors to Hitler's aggression? What happened to the German Catholic Peace League, which numbered 40,000 members just prior to World War II? These are among the questions answered by Gordon Zahn, the well-known Catholic sociologist." —Back cover
ContentsPart 1
  • History and methodology of the study
  • The social-control dimension
  • The value-selection dimension
  • A question of judgment
Part 2
  • Statement of the problem
  • The bishops
  • Clement August von Galen
  • Michael Cardinal Faulhaber
  • Conrad Gröber
  • Franz Josef Rarkowski
Part 3
  • Analysis and interpretation
  • Sociotheological implications
Physical Description 232 pages ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.
EditionPaperback edition
NotesIncludes bibliography
RecognitionGifted by Elizabeth Kavanagh