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Pastor who stood up to the Nazis

A. E. Gordon dwells on the life of Paul Schneider, a German pastor killed by the Nazis 70 years ago this month

IT IS humbling to live one’s life in the shadow of a martyr — for that is what Pastor Paul Schneider undoub­tedly was.

What, after all, is a martyr? Not simply someone who is killed by a dictatorial authority, but someone who sees everything in black and white: under Hitler’s rule, someone who had made the teaching of Jesus Christ so much the core of his being that he could not fail to distinguish clearly between the demands of the Kingdom of heaven and the ...

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