13th out of 64 books — 13 voters
Franz Jägerstätter: Letters and Writings from Prison
Franz Jgersttter, an Austrian farmer, a devoted husband and father, and a devout Catholic, was executed in 1943 as a result of his refusal to serve in the Nazi army. Before taking this stand Jgersttter consulted both his pastor and his local bishop, who instructed him to do his duty to the fatherland and to obey the lawan instruction that violated his conscience. For many...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Orbis Books
(first published April 2009)
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