Chapter 6: Deep Evil and Deep Good: the concept of “human nature” confronts the Holocaust

Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France, 1940 USHMM, courtesy of Peter Feigl
Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France, 1940 USHMM, courtesy of Peter Feigl
Germans serving in Reserve Police Battalion 101 publicly humiliate a Jewish man by forcing him to pose in a prayer shawl in a crouching position with his hands up Lukow, Poland, 1942 USHMM, courtesy of Zydowski Instytut Historyczny Instytut Naukowo-Badawczy
Germans serving in Reserve Police Battalion 101 publicly humiliate a Jewish man by forcing him to pose in a prayer shawl in a crouching position with his hands up Lukow, Poland, 1942 USHMM, courtesy of Zydowski Instytut Historyczny Instytut Naukowo-Badawczy
Pastor Edouard Theis with his wife Mildred Le Chambon, 1940 USHMM, courtesy of Jeanne Theis Whitaker
Pastor Edouard Theis with his wife Mildred Le Chambon, 1940 USHMM, courtesy of Jeanne Theis Whitaker
Daniel Trocmé, 1943
Daniel Trocmé, 1943
Pastors Edoard Theis and André Trocmé held in detention camp by Vichy authorities Saint Paul d'Eyjeaux, France, February 1943 USHMM, courtesy of Jacqueline Gregory
Pastors Edoard Theis and André Trocmé held in detention camp by Vichy authorities Saint Paul d’Eyjeaux, France, February 1943 USHMM, courtesy of Jacqueline Gregory
André Trocmé and his wife Magda Le Chambon, September 1944
André Trocmé and his wife Magda Le Chambon, September 1944