Religion: Justice and Mercy

The ice of Nazi domination in Norway was snapping and crackling last week. One snap took the form of a document, The Church and the Transition Period, telling Norwegian Christians how to behave toward quislingites when the Nazis are driven out. The document is sponsored in the U.S. by the Norwegian Information Service. It is anonymous, but the Norwegian authors state that they have "questioned certain churchmen regarding their views."*

Says The Church and the Transition Period: ""It must be clear that the Church can never desire that evil be overlooked. ... It is very essential for the Church that evil...

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