The mythic foundation of National Socialism and the contemporary claim that the Nazis were Christians

I. Hexham

Abstract


This article examines the ideas of Alfred Rosenberg, the “chief ideologue” of German National Socialism. Its aim is to show that, contrary to the claims of a growing number of people encouraged by the so-called “new atheism”, the Nazis held a coherent worldview that was vehemently anti-Christian. To deal with criticism of Christianity by these writers and speakers, it is necessary for Christians to become aware of the Nazi worldview and how deeply it was rooted in modern paganism.

Keywords


Anti-Christian Propaganda; Nazism; Neo-Paganism; New Atheism

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