Did the Nazis outlaw religion?
No but they did arrest and imprison anyone who said that his religion disagreed with Nazism. Michael Montagne
No. Nazi hatred of the Jews was based on race and not religion. Additionally, the Nazis would find anyone who was even 1/4 Jewish by blood and persecute them, even if they were devout Catholics or Protestants. ______________ The Nazis saw the Jews as a race, not a religion. The Holocaust wasn't a matter of religion.
At first, this question seems kind of silly. Anyone can claim they have a new religion I guess. But the US Government does have criteria for recognizing a tax-exempt religion. So it is a serious question. Some organizations have to show that they are a legitimate church, even though they are claiming affiliation to an existing religion. This was a issue when a group of Native American Indians wanted to smoke a natural plant as…
Nothing. The Nazis were not interested in Judaism, that is, the Jewish religion. Their hatred was racial and based on the assumption that the Jews were Communists and that they had deliberately made Germany lose World War 1. Obviously, centuries of 'religious' anti-Judaism had created stereotypes that ensured that the Nazis' political conspiracy theories about the Jews resonated. Please see the related questions.