A Remembrance of the Past; Building for the Future." ~ Eve Eckert Koehler
Remembering Our Danube Swabian Ancestors
Together with the Different Denominations
by Peter Lang
Translated by Brad Schwebler
With this chapter I don’t want to make any false introduction.
When reading about Rev. Weber’s
battles for the rights of the Protestants, we can be led to believe that the Protestants
had suffered from the Catholic people. That
is not true. German Catholics and
German Protestants tolerated each other very well in the whole land.
That a shepherd wanted to keep his flock together and thereby fit certain
methods is a matter of course and cannot be seen as hostility.
intolerance came from Croatian nationalism.
But because the Croatians could not operate on national motives
considering the Hapsburgs, they resorted to religious motives.
This understanding was substantiated by the fact that the Slovakian
Evangelicals remained unbothered