18 April, 2016

Einstein quote in support of the Catholic Church during the rise of Nazism in Germany


4 comments:

  1. That quote has a somewhat questionable provenence.

    http://www.skeptic.com/eskeptic/06-01-05/

    Time magazine quoted it but without sources in 1940 and it probably was an elaboration of a private statement Einstein made about how some churchmen opposed the Nazis.

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    1. Michael: It still is a valid quote unless you think that Einstein lied when he spoke with churchmen.

      Fr. Tim

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    2. But he was refereeing to the actions of certain Christians at the time, not to particular churches, Catholic or otherwise.

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    3. But he was refereeing to the actions of certain Christians at the time, not to particular churches, Catholic or otherwise.

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