Religion: Nazi Hymnal

The Nazis have just produced a "Na-tional Church Hymnal" which deletes all references to Jerusalem, Zion and anything else that might be considered "Jewish." It cuts the number of hymns from 500 to 284, omits entirely such favorites as Martin Luther's Communion and Easter hymns, adds many new hymns glorifying Nazi blood & soil doctrines. A new baptismal hymn, Tender Child of German Blood, runs: "We baptise thee that thou may be consecrated to the service of our people in loyalty to the New Era."


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