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Objects to Use of Biblical Names in Reich Schools

A demand for elimination of references to the Biblical figures, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in German schools and replacement by heroes of Teutonic mythology was voiced today by M. Stricker, a leader of the Nazi teachers’ association, at the organization’s convention.

“There is no room for these Biblical figures in German education,” he said. “When education no longer gives place to deceit and haggling, but to the ideals of honor and sincerity, then we will have the proper conditions for Nazi educational work.”

Premier Klagges of Braunschweig, addressing a convention of prehistoric research here, demanded that history textbooks be rewritten in the spirit of Chancellor Hitler’s book, “My Struggle,” and that greater emphasis be placed on racial episodes.