IT SOUNDS bizarre, but you can draw a line connecting the fertility cult of Baal in the ancient Near East to the modern green movement. The midpoint of that line is, oddly, Nazi Germany.
Mark Musser, author of the book Nazi Oaks: The Green Sacrifice of the Judeo-Christian Worldview in the Holocaust, explains how the Holocaust was carried out under a green cover: Nazi racism was rooted in the Social Darwinism of German Romanticism that laid the ecological foundations for what today is otherwise known as environmentalism.
Click here to watch Mark’s presentation on this topic at the 2010 Chafer Theological Seminary Pastor’s Conference.
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