Uwe Siemon-Netto Peter L. Berger
The Fabricated Luther: The Rise and Fall of the Shirer Myth
September 03, 2018 Comments.. 232
The Fabricated Luther The Rise and Fall of the Shirer Myth Uwe Siemon Netto exposes the myth that Luther had a connection to Hitler and the Holocaust

  • Title: The Fabricated Luther: The Rise and Fall of the Shirer Myth
  • Author: Uwe Siemon-Netto Peter L. Berger
  • ISBN: 9780570048008
  • Page: 367
  • Format: Paperback
  • Uwe Siemon Netto exposes the myth that Luther had a connection to Hitler and the Holocaust.

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    1 Blog on “The Fabricated Luther: The Rise and Fall of the Shirer Myth

    1. Scott Klemm says:

      Back in my college days I read William Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich for a class entitled “The History of Germany and Central Europe.” Shirer, as an on-the-spot reporter in Berlin for a major American radio network between 1934 and 1940, was an eye witness to the rise of Nazi Germany. If he had stuck to this time and its immediate aftermath, his book might have been superb history. Instead, Shirer (who is no historian), parroting the accusations of some earlier critics, rea [...]

    2. Elizabeth says:

      An enlightening account of the connection between Protestantism and politics. This book is highly detailed and informative, following Lutheran thought through 500 years of German history. Having already studied Muntzer, who in Luther’s time stirred up war in order to implement his vision of a more perfect society, I was fascinated by this account of Adolph Hitler as Muntzer’s spiritual successor. Luther, who for his part encouraged nonviolent interactions and civil disobedience in the face o [...]

    3. Relstuart says:

      A fascinating book that starts off asking you, what is a cliché? "It is debatable whether, as Siemon-Netto believes, clichés are more pervasive in modern times than in earlier periods of history. They can certainly be diffused more rapidly and effectively as a result of modern media. Once a cliché is firmly established in the minds of a particular group of people, it attains the quality of taken-for-granted truth and is very difficult to dislodge even by clear empirical counterevidence. Human [...]

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