Religion: Woe to Us . . .

Reportedly read from German pulpits in recent weeks, the text of a declaration by the important German Confessional Church reached the U.S. last week. Excerpts:

"Woe to us and to our nation, if, instead of giving honor to God, we exalt human ideas above God and extol the powers of this world as though they were all-powerful.

"Woe to us and our nation if we revile the Holy Scriptures as a Jewish book. . . .

"Woe to us and our nation when it is considered right to take life because human beings are considered as of no value, or because they belong to...

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