Jakob Wilhelm Hauer's New Religion and National Socialism

  title={Jakob Wilhelm Hauer's New Religion and National Socialism},
  author={Karla O. Poewe and I. Hexham},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Religion},
  pages={195 - 215}
Jakob Wilhelm Hauer (1881–1962) was a missionary to India and later both a professor of religious studies at Tübingen and a founder of a new religion, called the German Faith Movement (Deutsche Glaubensbewegung, DGB). According to Hauer, his movement was the essence of National Socialism. Because some contemporary scholars try to distance Hauer's scholarship and the DGB from National Socialism, this paper reviews existing literature about the Hauer phenomenon. It does so in light of the authors… Expand
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