In Wahrheit frei 978-3-16-148929-7 - Mohr Siebeck
Theology

Robert Leicht

In Wahrheit frei

Protestantische Profile und Positionen

[Freedom in Truth. Protestant Profiles and Positions.]

2006. XII, 241 pages.
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ISBN 978-3-16-148929-7
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Published in German.
Although freedom cannot damage religion, religion can certainly damage freedom. Robert Leicht takes a close look at this perpetual connection: Does Christianity recognize the religious freedom of other religions? What part do the Ten Commandments play in our politics? What is the church's position in democracy – and the position of democracy in the church? The Gospel and the public: Why do we study theology today?
»The truth will make you free« – this assurance in the Gospel according to John can certainly be applied to a dimension of truth which transcends our everyday understanding. Although freedom cannot damage religion, religion can certainly damage freedom. Robert Leicht takes a close look at this perpetual connection from various perspectives: Does Christianity recognize the religious freedom of other religions? What part do the Ten Commandments play in our politics? What is the church's position in democracy – and the position of democracy in the church? The Gospel and the public: Why do we study theology today? And how is it possible to have Christianity as a profession?
Authors/Editors

Robert Leicht Geboren 1944; Studium der Rechtswissenschaften in Berlin und Saarbrücken; seit 1970 Journalist (SZ, ZEIT, Tagesspiegel); 2003 Dr. theol. h.c. an der Ev. Theol. Fakultät der Universität Münster; Honorarprofessor für öffentliche Kommunikation und aktuelle Politik an der Universität Erfurt.

Reviews

The following reviews are known:

In: Kirchl. Amtsblatt d.Ev.Kirche Westf — 2006, S. 322 (Dirk Fleischer)
In: Süddeutsche Zeitung – F — 28. Juli 2006, Nr.172, S.16 (Friedemann Voigt)