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Ben (Bernhardt) Klassen (19181993) was the founder of the white-supremacist Church of the Creator (COTC). Klassen was born in the Ukraine to a Mennonite family. At the age of six, he moved with his family to Hershel, Saskatchewan (in Canada). He attended the German-English Academy (now Rosthern Junior College). In 1968, he moved to Florida to work for George Wallace's presidential campaign. In 1973 he founded the original Church of the Creator (COTC) which changed its name to the World Church of the Creator (WCOTC) in 1996 when Matthew F. Hale was elected as its Pontifex Maximus, or Supreme Leader, and later to The Creativity Movement (TCM) in 2003 after a trademark dispute with the TE-TA-MA Truth Foundation. He attracted several hundred white supremacists as members from the US, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, and South Africa. 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Mennonites are a group of Christian Anabaptist (Re-baptizers) denominations named after and influenced by the teachings and tradition of Menno Simons (1496-1561). ... The Creativity Movement is a non-profit racist, anti-semitic and white-supremacist organization which advocates a fanatical White Religion called Creativity. ... The Creativity Movement is a racist, anti-semitic and white-supremacist organization which advocates a White Religion called Creativity. ... Matthew F. Hale (center) at the Peoria Public Library. ... The Creativity Movement is a racist, anti-semitic, anti-Christian and white-supremacist organization which advocates a White Religion called Creativity. ... White supremacy is a racist ideology which holds that the white race is superior to other races. ...


Klassen first popularized the term Racial Holy War (RaHoWa) within the white supremacist movement. RAcial HOly WAr (RAHOWA) is the belief that white people should unite and undertake a holy war against Jews and non-whites. ...


Klassen committed suicide in 1993 after the death of his wife, by overdosing on sleeping pills. In his suicide note, he made reference to his book The White Man's Bible, which describes suicide as "an honorable and dignified way to die for any ... of a number of reasons, such as having come to the decision that life is no longer worthwhile."


Klassen was the author of several books - Nature's Eternal Religion (1973), The White Man's Bible (1981), Expanding Creativity (1985), A Revolution of Values Through Religion (1991) and many others.

  • A Revolution of Values Through Religion (a white supremacist site)

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Ben Klassen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (234 words)
Ben (Bernhardt) Klassen (1918 1993) was the founder of the white-supremacist Church of the Creator (COTC).
Klassen was born in the Ukraine to a Mennonite family.
Klassen committed suicide in 1993 after the death of his wife, by overdosing on sleeping pills.
Ben Klassen - definition of Ben Klassen in Encyclopedia (153 words)
Ben (Bernhardt) Klassen (1918 — 1993) was the main founder of the religion of Creativity.
Klassen committed suicide in 1993 aftre the death of his wife, by overdosing on sleeping pills.
Klassen was the author of several books - Expanding Creativity (1985), The White Man's Bible (1986), A Revolution of Values Through Religion (1991) and Nature's Eternal Religion (1992).
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