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Cultural Confessionalism

Literary Resistance and the "Bekennende Kirche</I>

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Grant Henley

Contents: Cultural Protestantism – Karl Barth and Dietrich Bonhoeffer – Confessionalism and the Kirchenkampf – German literary «inner emigration» – Ernst Wiechert’s Das Einfache Leben – Resistance literature – Sermons of Martin Niemöller – Lutherdeutsch – Christian homiletic tradition – Georg Büchner’s Der Hessische Landbote – Ernst Wiechert’s Der Totenwald – Fictional autobiography – Ernst Wiechert’s Die Majorin – Adalbert Stifter’s Der Hochwald – Joseph Goebbels’ novel Michael – Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s fragmentary novel – Bildungsbürgertum – Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s prison poems.