BARMEN DECLARATION


BARMEN DECLARATION
   a statement issued by the German CONFESSION CHURCH in 1934 which renounced all political allegiances and declared its dedication to GOD alone in opposition to NAZI attempts to manipulate the CHURCH. It was strongly influenced by the theologian Karl BARTH.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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