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Anton Houtepen

Anti-Semitism and one of the factors that led to the Holocaust in Nazi-Germany during World War II. Similar forms of indus- trial killing and genocide did happen, however, elsewhere in the world as well. Most important of all was the ‘ metamorphosis ’ of the Christian concept of God: no longer did God

Margaret English de Alminana

textbook in question at the Scopes trial, reveals it as brazenly promoting eugenics as the “science” of being “well born.” 18 The textbook taught Darwinism, which included Social Darwinism and eugenics, as science. It features a dark, pre-Nazi Germany presentation of the pseudoscience. For example, a

Wolfgang Vondey

Book Reviews / Pneuma 31 (2009) 291-329 323 Paul Schmidgall, Hundert Jahre Deutsche Pfingstbewegung: 1907-2007 [One Hundred Years of the German Pentecostal Movement: 1907 - 2007] (Nordhausen, Germany: Traugott Bautz, 2008). 548 pp., €60.00. It may come as a surprise to the North American reader

Karel Steenbrink

Arabic, and on information by his friends and associates who could read European languages. This did not prevent him from taking positions in political and religious debates. In 1934 Ridā published two articles on the rise of Nazism and he labelled the new regime in Germany an ‘irreligious movement’ and

184 Klaus Fiedler, Christianity and African Culture. Conservative German Missionaries in Tanzania, 1900-1940. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1996 (Studies of Religion in Africa XIV); xiii + 239 pp. ISBN 90 04 10497 6. This book consists mainly of Fiedler's 1976 PhD thesis (University of Dar es Salaam, dpt

Paul Schmidgall

Nazi regime? How did they withstand the tentatio in Eastern Germany, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, and other Eastern European countries during the time of Communism? In the sociological section, William Kay looks back into the past and identifies “the two world-wars and state

Raymond Pfister

theology” or the destruction of the State of Israel. The most controversial argument in the book is found in chapter two, in which German-born Manfred Kohl tries to establish very questionable similarities between the nationalist policies of the Nazi regime (he links them to German Pietistic theology

Nienke Pruiksma

borders’, from her early years as a Protes- tant girl in a Roman Catholic region of Germany during the Nazi-regime, to her study of theology, and her working life in both the uk and Germany. Th is autobiographical intro- duction serves to elucidate her choices and motivations for working most importantly

Volker Küster

Glocalization (Roland Robertson). Occupy Religion , co-authored with the German theologian Joerg Rieger, who also teaches in the usa , is a revision of liberation theology that analyzes the changed socio-economic and political conditions and appeals to the critical potential of religions. With Globalization

Bruce Marino

realize the future. Molt- mann’s own theologizing about the Spirit, including tongues and healing, and prior dia- logues with Pentecostals, provides a strong foundation for the current discussion. Th ere is also a deeply spiritual and personal backdrop to Moltmann’s theology in his conversion as a Nazi