David A. R. Clark

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Prayerbook of the Bible, & the Reichsschrifttumskammer (RSK): Reassessing the Historical Record

By David A. R. Clark ABSTRACT This article examines Geffrey B. Kelly’s argument that, in 1941, the Reichsschrifttumskammer (RSK) prohibited Bonhoeffer from publishing because the agency objected to the ostensibly pro-Jewish and anti-Nazi content of Prayerbook of the Bible: An Introduction to the Psalms. The primary sources show that Kelly’s claims are unsupported by the historical record, as [...]




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