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‘Conscience Before Conformity’: What the White Rose Students Can Teach Today’s Young Scholars

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Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl, and Christoph Probst at East Station in Munich on July 23,1942. The three students were executed together.

COMMENTARY: Hans Scholl like his sister Sophie, had found in St. John Henry Newman and other Christian writers the resources and inspiration to make sense of the brutal world around him.