Structures of German political theology in the Nazi era
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Published by University in Tel Aviv .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Uriel Tal.
SeriesAnnual lecture Jacob M. and Shoshana Schreiber Chair of Contemporary Jewish History -- 2
LC ClassificationsDD256.5 T36
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18814630M

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interpretive approach how Nazi ideology acted as a motivating factor and agency, and secondly, through the structural approach, to analyze how the political institutions and social structures of the Third Reich acted dynamically, informed by Nazi racial ideology, in such a way that they produced the outcome which was the Holocaust.   Written in the intense political and intellectual tumult of the early years of the Weimar Republic, Political Theology develops the distinctive theory of sovereignty that made Carl Schmitt one of the most significant and controversial political theorists of the twentieth century. Focusing on the relationships among political leadership, the norms of the legal order, and the state of political Reviews: Germany’s civil service law applied to university professors as well as elementary and secondary-school teachers. It was not difficult for the Nazis to win the support of many university professors, administrators, and students. At the time, a majority of them backed conservative political parties that were hostile to the Weimar Republic.   In the midst of a fierce struggle for control of the churches, the pro-Nazi “German Christian” faction preached sermons, edited Bibles, revised hymn-books, altered liturgies, and changed the church calendar. Sometimes they made drastic changes. At the same time, they inherited a form of Christianity that offered little opposition to Nazism.