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The White Horse: False Religion
The ''Spiritual''
Side of Adolf Hitler
Strange as it may seem, Adolf Hitler was not an irreligious indi–
vidual. In many respects, his cl imb to absolute power in Germany
took on all the appearances of a national religious campaign . Like
any self- respecting evangelist , Hitler had his share of mass revival
meetings. He often preferred nocturnal surroundings because th is
tended to produce a rather apocalyptic, awe-inspiring setting . Alan
Bullock, author of Hi tler: A Study in Tyranny, gives us a graphic pic–
ture of what they were like: " To see the films of the Nuremberg rallies
even today is to be recaptured by hypnotic effect of thousands of