USSR, GDR

USSR, GDR · 03. June 2020
Can Faith without Facts be Genuine? -------------------------------------------------------------------- Caroline Walker Pallis researched Sergey Kourdakov in Russia L a d u s h k I n - - A US-American friend long active in Russia and I have wondered for decades about the percentage of truth contained in the book “The Persecutor”. It was first published by the erstwhile “Underground Evangelism” in 1973. Indeed, we both dreamt of some day visiting Siberia and the Russian Far East in...
USSR, GDR · 19. May 2011
Church Life Never Disappeared --------------------------------------------------------------------- Book on Baptist history in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad published M o s c o w -- Very likely the first Russian-language book dealing with Baptist life in the once-German Soviet enclave of Kaliningrad (German East Prussia) after 1945 appeared recently. Its author is Anatoly Krikun, the current Baptist Bishop (called “Starshy Presbyter”) of Kaliningrad/Königsberg. Publisher is the...
USSR, GDR · 04. October 2010
Correct Losers – but the Wrong Winners ------------------------------------------------------ Thoughts - not just - on Eastern Germany since 1989 For me, the German transformation from 1989-90 is connected with ludicrous and unforgettable scenes. In January 1990 I observed Vietnamese near Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate eluding police and escaping over the Wall – in both directions. After shopping or sightseeing, they would escape back into the East at eventide. An East German friend still...