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Deutsche Christen
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[German Version]

I. Lines of Origin – II. Basic Ideological and Theological Beliefs – III. Ecclesiastical Opponents – IV. Political Opponents

The Deutsche Christen (“German Christians”) were a National Socialist and church-political movement in German Protestantism. It was shaped by nationalist ideas that originated in the 19th century and had emerged from various historical beginnings.…

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Faulenbach, Heiner, “Deutsche Christen”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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