The Church for Others: Protestant Theology in Communist East Germany
Gautier, Mary L., Journal of Church and State
The Church for Others: Protestant Theology in Communist East Germany.
By Gregory Baum. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1996. xviii+156 pp. $15.00.
At the Synod held at Eisenach in 1971, the newly formed federation of East German Protestant churches proclaimed that the church was "nicht neben, nicht gegen, sondern im Sozialismus"-"not beside, not against, but in socialism." An explanation of why this organization came into existence, as well as an analysis of the theological grounding for this unique federation, is the task undertaken by Gregory Baum in this book.
Professor Baum is a Roman Catholic theologian and professor emeritus in …
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Publication information: Article title: The Church for Others: Protestant Theology in Communist East Germany. Contributors: Gautier, Mary L. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Church and State. Volume: 40. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 1998. Page number: 690+. © 1999 J.M. Dawson Studies in Church and State. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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