Imprisoned Religion

Author: Irene Becci
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317118308
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This book explores the profound transformations that prisons and offender rehabilitation programmes in Eastern Germany have undergone with respect to religion.

After Pluralism

Author: Courtney Bender
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527268
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Unlike in western Germany, where more than 70 percent of the population is
affiliated with Christian churches, in the East the religious norm is “non-belonging
.”11 Although there was no change at this level, religion underwent a radical
transformation at two other levels after 1989: an institutional level and a social
and political one. First, although state–church relations were very tense since the
beginning of the socialist era and even more so after a strict separation between
church ...

U S Policy Toward Vietnam

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Publisher: Government Printing Office
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Doan Thanh Liem, a constitutional law scholar, was arrested in April 1990 for his
association with the U.S. businessman Michael Morrow. Although the official
press accused Morrow of operating a spy ring, the prosecution at Mr. Liem's
closed trial on May 14, 1992 rested its case on an entirely different theory,
producing evidence that he had received an article from a friend in the U.S. on
the role religion played in the transformation of East Germany, that he circulated
proposals for ...

Religious Liberty In Eastern Europe And The Ussr

Author: Paul Mojzes
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Working on both a country-by-country basis and in terms of common trends and developments transcending national boundaries and specific religious denominations, Mozjes provides a systematic study of the evolution of religious liberty in ...

Social Currents In Eastern Europe

Author: Sabrina P. Ramet
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
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desire for alternative social service (beyond the construction brigade)55 to
demands for freedom of conscience, association, speech, and assembly, as
spelled out in a pamphlet distributed in East Germany in the summer of 1981.
The authors of this pamphlet also called for the release of all political prisoners, a
general amnesty, and free elections with free nomination of candidates and
secret ballots. Human rights activist Dr. Werner Schadicke, a Leipzig physician,
went to prison in ...

Jewish Claims Against East Germany

Author: Angelika Timm
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Helmut Eschwege, who became a member of the Jewish Community of Dresden
after his return to East Germany from Palestine in 1946, stressed that during the
first years of the "antifascist democratic transformation," friendly relations existed
between members of the Jewish communities and leading non- Jewish
communists and social democrats. Remembering the hard years in prison or
exile, mutual assistance and friendship were promised.37 This period came to an
end when ...

The Tablet

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In the course of the conversations, the representatives of the Government
emphasised the readiness to remove the obstacles which existed in the previous
period to the realisation of the principle of full freedom for religious life. The
representatives of the Episcopate stated that as a result of the transformations in
public life -aimed at the consolidation of legality, justice, peaceful co-existence,
the raising of social morality and the righting of wrongs—the Government and
State authorities ...

Cruel Attachments

Author: John Borneman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022623391X
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This is the first book ever on the topic of the intensely ambiguous and fraught project of attempted rehabilitation of perpetrators and what that project tells us about ourselves and our culture s contradictions.

Religion Civil Society And Ethics

Author: David Herbert
Publisher: Ashgate Pub Limited
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Economic ... Qazim, S. (1986) 'An Al-Sijn wa Al-Hurriyya (On Prison and Freedom
)' (Cairo: Al-Zahra' li Al-'Elam Al-Arabi) in Arabic. Rahman, A. (1984) Shari 'ah:
The ... Ramet, S. (1991) 'Protestantism in East Germany 1949-1989: A Summing
Up', Religion in Communist Lands, 19(3-4) 161-95. Ramet, S. (1995) Social
Currents in ...