Rev. Dr. Jürgen von Hagen, the senior pastor of Free Evangelical Church in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, and professor of economics at the University of Bonn, Germany, joins Rev. Bayly at the Michigan house for a free-ranging conversation on Ukraine, Putin, German church history, the European economy, and leadership.

A quick summary of Jürgen’s view: Putin won’t be satisfied with Ukraine.

Two books referenced in the show, both by Timothy Snyder:

Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America


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