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Mighty Fortress

By Kristen Stieffel

Copyright 2012 Kristen Stieffel

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Cover design by Kristen Stieffel

Hymn excerpts from “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” by Martin Luther, 1529
English translation by Frederick Henry Hedge, 1852


Mighty Fortress

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Mighty Fortress

Though his stomach writhed, Pastor Gottlieb closed the Epiphany service with his usual benediction. Blessing the brown-shirted men in his church seemed sacrilegious. It took an effort of will to remember that even the stormtoopers who had overrun Austria last spring were God’s children, however iniquitous they might be.

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