New “Church,” Old Hatred

In 1973, Klassen founded the Church of the Creator in Lighthouse Point, Florida. At the same time, he published its first manifesto, Nature's Eternal Religion....

The Creator of The Church of the Creator

Ben Klassen, the founder of the Church of the Creator, was born on February 20, 1918, in Taurida, Ukraine. When he was six, his...

Church of the Creator: Creed of Hate: Introduction

Anti-Defamation League (1993) Introduction Since 1973, the Church of the Creator (COTC) has been a virulently anti-Semitic and racist organization that uses the rhetoric of religion...

Church of the Creator: Creed of Hate

Anti-Defamation League (1993) TABLE OF CONTENTS   Introduction The Creator of the Church of the Creator New "Church," Old Hatred A Moving Experience Growing Recognition in...

Footnotes

1. "The Radical Right in Austria Since 1945," trans. 2. David Irving was deported from Austria in 1984. He then sued the Republic of Austria and won...

Litigation Around Lachout’s “Document”

The contents of the Lachout "document" published in "Halt" and the formal points mentioned in an earlier chapter make it clear that this is...

Austrian Court Decisions Against Nazi Propaganda

One of the first tasks that Karl Renner's provisional government after Austria's liberation in 1945 has to face, was to rid Austria's economic and...

Lachout’s Biography and his way with “Documents”

An autobiographical record of Emil Lachout emerges from the "documents" he presented to the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund Österreichs (ASBO) and the stories Lachout told in the...

Purported Provenance

The following has been established about the "document's" formal criteria: A. Purported Provenance Whenever Lachout has presented "statements" in order to "confirm" the "authenticity" of the...

The Forgery

Whenever a new document is discovered, historical methodology demands that the document's authenticity be checked first. This is just as mandatory for contemporary history...