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West · 09. August 2020
Regarding the article “Defeating Trump will Not Solve Much” In mid-stream, I’ve stopped sending around my opinion on the upcoming US elections. I should stick to topics which relate more directly to the church in Eastern Europe and the Far East. It's still here on the webpage. Joe Biden and his DNC (Democratic National Committee) may indeed be the “less evil” option; my friend Mark Elliott’s preference is probably correct. As I write, there is only one significant arms agreement...
West · 06. March 2020
The Greens and Their Church ---------------------------------------------- Who is still capable of saving us? L a d u s h k i n – At a gathering of Berlin’s “Gustav-Adolf Werk” (a Lutheran East mission) hosting church guests from Siberia on 10 February, the participants were encouraged to take along the January 2020 issue of the evangelical magazine “Zeitzeichen”. I did as suggested and was quickly jolted by a heading reading “A Chekist with Body and Soul”. The text contained...
West · 17. February 2020
“Combat the Beginnings” – of Weimar -------------------------------------------------------- Regarding the serious church debates about the radical right Commentary B e r l i n – How should one define the inflationary term „fascism“? It‘s a cause for concern that many in Germany‘s far-right „Alternative für Deutschland“ (AfD) party don‘t know either. Recently a Protestant pastor and AfD-member, let‘s call him „Pastor A“, claimed that he would never vote for a...