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Author International Society for the Sociology of Religion. Conference (2007 : Leipzig, Germany)

Title Religion and the secular in Eastern Germany, 1945 to the present / edited by Esther Peperkamp, Malgorzata Rajtar
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 224 pages) : map
Series Studies in Central European histories ; v. 51
Studies in Central European histories ; v. 51
Contents Cover13; -- Copyright13; -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Notes on Contributors -- Map of eastern Germany -- Introduction -- 1. Science as Religion: The Role of Scientism in the Secularization Process in Eastern Germany -- 2. Secular Rituals and Political Commemorations in Eastern Germany, 1945-1956 -- 3. The Limits of Politicization of the Schools in the SED State: The Catholic Eichsfeld Region and the Protestant Erzgebirge 8211; A Comparison -- 4. Positions and Pathways of Families within the Religious Field of East Germany: Three Catholic Case Studies -- 5. Between Menschlichkeit and Missionsbefehl: God, Work, and World among Christians in Saxony -- 6. Religious Socialization in a Secular Environment: Jehovahs Witnesses in Eastern Germany -- 7. Young Eastern Germans and the Religious and Ideological Heritage of their Parents and Grandparents -- 8. The Rehabilitation of Ex-Offenders in Eastern Germany: A Religious-Secular Configuration -- 9. Church Buildings in Eastern Germany: Houses of God or Tourist Attractions? -- Conclusion: Dealing with Two Masters Commands 8211; Explorations of the Complexities of Religious Life under a Dictatorial Regime -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Secularization -- Germany (East) -- Congresses.
Germany (East) -- Church history -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Germany (East) -- Church history -- 21st century -- Congresses.
Germany (East) -- Religion -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Church history.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Peperkamp, Esther.
Rajtar, MaƂgorzata.
LC no. 2010012782
ISBN 1282787020
9004184678 (hardback ; alk. paper)
900419052X (electronic bk.)
9789004184671 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9789004190528 (electronic bk.)