DECLARATION DENOUNCING BELIEFS Jehovah's Witnesses incarcerated in prisons and concentration camps were given the opportunity to be freed if they signed the following statement renouncing their beliefs and indicating a willingness to become a soldier. Few did so, even when beaten and tortured.
Renouncement of Faith Document.This document is a contract that the Nazis tried to force Jehovah’s Witnesses to sign to renounce their faith. The actual document is the entire contract and is one page in length. It is accessible for most levels of readers without too much advanced vocabulary.
JOHANN STOSSIERBorn Techelsberg, AustriaMay 29, 1909 This ID card is a good choice as a context piece for the Renouncement of faith document as he refused to sign the declaration.