Or Hitler Quotes on christianity and government
“The Government, being resolved to undertake the political and moral
purification of our public life, are creating and securing the
conditions necessary for a really profound revival of religious life”
[Adolph Hitler, in a speech to the Reichstag on March 23, 1933]
“ATHEIST HALL CONVERTED
Berlin Churches Establish Bureau to Win Back Worshippers
Wireless to the New York Times.
BERLIN, May 13. – In Freethinkers Hall, which before the Nazi
resurgence was the national headquarters of the German Freethinkers
League, the Berlin Protestant church authorities have opened a bureau
for advice to the public in church matters. Its chief object is to
win back former churchgoers and assist those who have not previously
belonged to any religious congregation in obtaining church membership.
The German Freethinkers League, which was swept away by the national
revolution, was the largest of such organizations in Germany. It had
about 500,000 members …”
[New York Times, May 14, 1933, page 2, on Hitler’s outlawing of
atheistic and freethinking groups in Germany in the Spring of 1933,
after the Enabling Act authorizing Hitler to rule by decree]
In order to maintain my sanity, I put my trust and belief in a higher power that is superior to me. My personal relationship with GOD is uniquely mine. This is one thing that the world cannot define for me. Allowing myself to believe in a GOD that does not have a particular gender or color, but just IS, lets me know that I was created in its image, and I am O.K. with my identity as a Black Female in the American South. My GOD allows me to BE and respect who I am with my Black, Female, Southern self and all that completes my identity.