GERMANY: Gospel According to Saint Hitler

German booksellers did roaring business last week when there appeared on the market an antiSemitic, Nazified version of The Gospel According to St. John, adapted from Martin Luther's standard German translation of the Bible. This was big news for Nordic churchgoers, because the man responsible for the metamorphosis of St. John into an up-to-date Nazi was none other than Dr. Heinz Weidemann, Bishop of Bremen, who is no black sheep of the German Evangelical Church but one of its prime spiritual forces.

Much less stir was created few months ago by the Nazified...

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