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God among the Germans

Paul Franklin Douglass

God among the Germans

by Paul Franklin Douglass

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church and state -- Germany -- 1933-1945,
  • Germany -- Church history -- 1933-1945,
  • Germany -- Religion -- 1933-1945

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul F. Douglass.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR856 D66
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 325 p.
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14248144M

    This is a list of books about Nazi Germany, the state that existed in Germany during the period from to , when its government was controlled by Adolf Hitler and his National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP; Nazi Party). It also includes some important works on the development of Nazi imperial ideology, totalitarianism, German society during the era, the formation of anti. Germanic religion and mythology - Germanic religion and mythology - Beliefs, practices, and institutions: Sacrifice often was conducted in the open or in groves and forests. The human sacrifice to the tribal god of the Semnones, described by Tacitus, took place in a sacred grove; other examples of sacred groves include the one in which Nerthus usually resides.

    In his well-documented book, “Nazi Germany – A New History,” which was published in , German-born author Klaus P. Fischer describes Hitler’s custom of staging parades of lights, as follows: “It was a gleam of sinister beauty the world had not seen since the days of ancient Assyrians” (page ). Among Aniels continues from where Among Gods finished. The Daemons have arrived and Keela has come to the attention of Silver, an Aniel. Keela's life is turned upside down but she decides to fight for the life that she wants for herself, even if it means making a deal with an Aniel/5(13).

      A book that exposes the vacuity of the “upward climb” perspective regarding human society is They Thought They Were Free: The Germans, by Milton Mayer. Published more than forty years ago, Mayer’s book offers a unique window into the hearts and minds of everyday Germans during the rise of Hitler and fascism.   A few years later, he published another, titled “For God and Country: One Chaplain’s Perspective of War and the Life Lessons Learned.” (It’s unclear whether the publisher still exists.


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Church of the Eternal God published an article in on Germany in Prophecy (German Among the postulated ancestors of the Germans are: In one book I read how the Germans in WW I destroyed the fruit trees when they invaded northern France. Similar tactics were used by the Assyrians when they invaded other nations.

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Tacitus says (chapter 2) that physically, the Author: Publius Cornelius Tacitus. Background. Christianity has ancient roots among Germanic peoples dating to the missionary work of Columbanus and St. Boniface in the 6th–8th centuries. The Reformation, initiated by Martin Luther individed the German population between a two-thirds majority of Protestants and a one-third minority of Roman south and west remained mainly Catholic, while north and east.

Germanic peoples, also called Teutonic Peoples, any of the Indo-European speakers of Germanic languages. The origins of the Germanic peoples are obscure.

During the late Bronze Age, they are believed to have inhabited southern Sweden, the Danish peninsula, and northern Germany between the Ems River on the west, the Oder River on the east, and the Harz Mountains on the south. A fantastic book, The Good German brings to life a seldom written about period in post-war history in a way that leaves you feeling like you've actually been there.

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In Germanic paganism, the indigenous religion of the ancient Germanic peoples who inhabited Germanic Europe, there were a number of different gods and ic deities are attested from numerous sources, including works of literature, various chronicles, runic inscriptions, personal names, place names, and other article contains a comprehensive list of Germanic deities.

Germanic culture extended, at various times, from the Black Sea to Greenland, or even the North American continent. Germanic religion played an important role in shaping the civilization of Europe. But since the Germanic peoples of the Continent and of England were converted to Christianity in comparatively early times, it is not surprising that less is known about the gods whom they used to.

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About the Book. Professor Gustav Mensching of Bonn is today one of the most significant among the German-speaking researchers of Comparative Theology.

His book on religion is inde. A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson (Doubleday, £20). To order a copy for £16, go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. Among the Gods is one of Austin's best works." -- Sarah Lachowicz, Christian Book About the Author.

LYNN AUSTIN, a former teacher who now writes and speaks full time, has won three Christy Awards for her historical fiction. One of those novels, Hidden Places, has also been made into a Hallmark Channel s: The highest and most supreme deity, universally worshipped among all Germanic tribes, was called Wuotan in Old High German, Odin in Norse.

According to pagan conception, Wodan is the ruler of the world, wise and skilled in arts, the all-powerful and all-pervading god, ordainer of wars and battles, on whom at the same time depends the fertility. Odin (/ ˈ oʊ d ɪ n /; from Old Norse: Óðinn, IPA: [ˈoːðinː]) is a widely revered god in Germanic mythology.

Norse mythology, the source of most surviving information about him, associates Odin with wisdom, healing, death, royalty, the gallows, knowledge, war, battle, victory, sorcery, poetry, frenzy, and the runic alphabet, and project him as the husband of the goddess Frigg.

A plethora of secular and biblical evidence shows us that the Germans are identified as Assyria in the Classical Dictionary (Smith) states, “There can be no doubt that they [Germans] migrated into Europe from the Caucasus and the countries around the Black and Caspian Seas” (“Germania,” p.

).The ancient Assyrians settled in this area of Mesopotamia. So said Bayard Taylor in his book, History of Germany (p.3).

Certainly, German contributions to civilization as we know it, have been massive. Great German philosophers, musicians, poets, inventors, historians - far too many to mention - have literally shaped this world's way of thinking over the centuries.quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 'We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.', 'Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating.

By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.', and 'Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves.Germanic religion and mythology - Germanic religion and mythology - Mythology: The story of the beginning is told, with much variation, in three poems of the Elder Edda, and a synthesis of these is given by Snorri Sturluson in his Prose Edda.

Snorri adds certain details that he must have taken from sources now lost. Defective as it is, the account of the “Völuspá” appears to be the most.