|Statement||by Bjarne Ho ye andTrygve M. Ager.|
|Contributions||Ager, Trygve M.|
Before we go back: a pictorial record of Norway's fight against Nazism, both inside and outside the country [ROYAL NORWEGIAN GOVERNMENT INFORMATION OFFICE] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A circumstantial, documented story, by two Norwegian officials in exile, of the resistance being offered by the clergy and laity against the invader and his Quisling. The Fight of the Norwegian Church Against Nazism | Foreign AffairsAuthor: Robert Gale Woolbert. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The Figths Of The Norwegian Church Against Nazim" See other formats. Church Resistance against Nazism in Norway, The Occupation Hie German invasion of Norway on April 9, came as a shock to the Norwe gian people. Their government was not prepared for a major assault by a foreign enemy, and the military .
I loved this book. Its about Jan Baalsrud, a Norwegian. He begins WWII as a courier between Stockholm and Oslo, gets caught by the Swedes, imprisoned, and then manages to make his way to England and join a group of other Norwegians being trained to return to their country and fight the Nazis/5. The overwhelming proportion of the Norwegian church members, clergy as well as laity, refused to participate in services which the few pro-Nazi clergy tried to organize. Hassing makes good use of the available statistics to show the bankruptcy of this attempt to create a Nazified Norwegian church. In , more than 96 percent of Norway's million people belonged to the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Hassing seeks to answer the question of why the Lutheran encounter with Nazism in Norway differed from that in Germany. Although the Church in Norway accommodated the Nazis in the beginning. The Norwegian resistance to the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany began after Operation Weserübung in and ended in It took several forms: Asserting the legitimacy of the exiled government, and by implication the lack of legitimacy of Vidkun Quisling's pro-Nazi regime and Josef Terboven's military administration The initial defense in Southern Norway, which was largely Key events: Operation Weserübung, Norwegian .
In his eyes, the Church was a natural ally of Nazi Germany. Did not both prize the “principle of leadership”? In , he wrote a book analyzing the intellectual foundations of the Nazi movement in order to paint National Socialism as a Christian movement pitted against the Red Menace and Jews. Rød was during the war a member of Quisling’s Nazi party National Unity as well as of the Nazified Norwegian state police. In the later stages of the war, however, he made contact with the Norwegian resistance against the Nazis, which would appear to . TWO Norwegian officials in exile tell a plain tale of heroism among their people at home. The story is documented and authoritative -- grim shadow spreads over the background. Yet the atmosphere is electric with the irrepressible humor of a glorious audacity, and it is with chins up, laughter in their eyes, irony on their lips. Church Resistance to Nazism in Norway, examines the evolution of the Lutheran state Church of Norway in response to the German occupation. While German Protestant churches generally accepted Nazism and state incorporation, Norway s churches rejected both Nazism and ideological : University of Washington Press.