The world of evangelical Christianity was rocked recently with the announcement that Hank Hanegraaff, host of the Bible Answer Man radio broadcast and President of the Christian Research Institute, converted to Eastern Orthodoxy.
Christianity has absolutely vanished from the public sphere. But I think the main problem is spiritual, not political. The reason why we have all these problems with migrants and refugees is because of our lack of Christian faith. It is not the strength of Islam that is the problem; it is the weakness of the Christians.
The identitarian movement actually originated in 2002 in France and in 2012 also appeared in Austria.
We are a movement for the defense of European identity, since liberalism is destroying the cultural and historical heritage of European people. In our country, we badly needed a movement to protect our cultural values.
Germany’s past casts a long shadow. Last summer, Greeks protesting against the stringent terms of the EU bailout brandished pictures of Angela Merkel sporting a Hitler moustache and a Nazi armband, with the swastika replaced by the euro sign.