Item description for The Bitter Road to Dachau by Robert Wise...
Overview In a barbed-wire hell known as Dachau concentration camp, where hundreds of thousands will die, can a simple matchbox restore hope and save the life of an imprisoned clergyman? Based on the actual experience of Christian Reger during World War II, The Bitter Road To Dachau traces the collapse of his storybook world once he joins the Confessing Church to protest Adolf Hitler and Nazism. The inhumane fury of the Third Reich is unleashed upon Reger nd other religious men in the Pastor's Barracks at Dachau in ways that could shatter most any faith. Yet these prisoners are ultimately inspired by a merciful, mysterious encounter with a light that no darkness can extinguish. An encouraging, unforgettable walk along a bitter road.
Publishers Description Christian Reger's quiet, storybook world collapsed in the frenzy of l939 prewar Germany. Joining the Confessing Church to protest Adolf Hitler and Nazism, the fury of the Reich was unleashed. Ending up in the Dachau concentration camp where 10 percent of the prisoners were men of the cloth, Reger struggled to survive. Crammed into the Pastor's Barracks with other ministers, the clergyman came face to face with man's inhumanity to man. His struggled to endure asked tough questions about God, suffering, and life itself.
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Studio: B&H Fiction
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.96" Width: 6.46" Height: 0.88" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2005
Publisher Broadman And Holman
ISBN 0805430733 ISBN13 9780805430738
Availability 0 units.
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Robert L. Wise lives in Colorado.<BR />
Robert Wise currently resides in Oklahoma City, in the state of Oklahoma.
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A moving story of Faith and Survival Jan 20, 2006
When religious sect means nothing because of your love for Christ bonded through persecution. A church pastor resists Nazi Socialism and is imprisoned at Dachau prison camp. He and fellow minister are placed in the "pastor's barracks" and humiliated and some tortured to death. The lesson: Faith in Christ in the face of persecution. "All things work together for the good to them that love God and are called according to His purpose."