Religion: Converts & Customers

In Germany appeals for foreign missions are not encouraged. The Nazi Government has little sympathy with evangelical Christianity, none at all with enterprises which take money out of the Reich. Last week it became known that in South Africa, consequently, German missionaries go after customers as well as converts.

The Berlin Mission Society (Protestant) has founded a trading company, South African Motors, Import and Industries, Ltd., made a deal with the Government. Its missionaries sell German goods abroad. The Reich treasury gets most of the foreign exchange thus obtained, the missions get...

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