A Rescuer's Story: Pastor Pierre-Charles Toureille in Vichy France

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 15 okt. 2003 - 288 pagina's
In telling Pierre-Charles Toureille’s story, Tela Zasloff also describes the wide-ranging network of Protestant pastors and lay people in southern French villages who participated in an aggressive rescue effort. She delves into their motivations, including their Huguenot heritage as members of a religious minority.

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Inhoudsopgave

1 PierreCharles Toureille 19001976
1
2 To Be a Hugenot
9
3 Pierre Toureilles Early Years and the Ecumenical Movement of the 1930s
34
4 The War Years an Introduction
63
5 The War 19391940
75
6 The War 1941
106
7 The War 1942
143
8 The War 19431945 and After
190
Epilogue
232
Postwar Tributes and Awards
239
Notes
245
Selected Bibliography
257
Index
263
Copyright

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Pagina 31 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Pagina 102 - Therefore, seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not ; but have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully, but, by manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
Pagina 18 - Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled, fill to her double.
Pagina 51 - We especially deplore the fact that the State measures against the Jews in Germany have had such an effect on public opinion that in some circles the Jewish race is considered a race of inferior status. We protest against the resolution of the Prussian General Synod and other Synods which apply the Aryan paragraph of the State to the Church...
Pagina vii - ... there is no way to possess the virtues except as part of a tradition in which we inherit them and our understanding of them from a series of predecessors in which series heroic societies hold first place
Pagina 172 - What you are doing is endangering the very existence not only of this village but of the Protestant church of France! You must stop helping them. TROCME: If we stop, many of them will starve to death, or die of exposure, or be deported and killed. We cannot stop. VERCINGETORIX: You must stop. The Marechal will take care of them. He will see to it that they are not hurt.
Pagina 23 - at the bottom of the pulpit, with my daughter in my arms; my husband at length joined and sustained me; I remembered that it was the anniversary of my marriage; after six years of happiness, I said, I am about to die with my husband and my daughter; we shall be slain at the altar of our God, the victims of a sacred duty, and heaven will open to receive us and our unhappy brethren. I blessed the Redeemer, and without cursing our murderers, I awaited their approach.
Pagina 172 - What I want to say is this: you must stop helping refugees. TROCME: Do you realize what you are asking? These people, especially the Jews, are in very great danger. If we do not shelter them or take them across the mountains to Switzerland, they may well die.
Pagina 46 - We earnestly appeal to the respective authorities of all Christian communions to declare in unmistakable terms that they will not countenance, nor assist in any way in, any war with regard to which the government of their country has refused a bona fide offer to submit the dispute to arbitration.
Pagina 42 - I have felt this plainly, and so have other people about me. It was a great liberation. It became clear to me that the life of a servant of Jesus Christ must belong to the church, and step by step it became plainer to me how far that must go.

Over de auteur (2003)

Tela Zasloff is the author of Saigon Dreaming and Restoring Vision. She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

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