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Conferences, Church
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[German Version]

Church conferences are official or privately arranged gatherings for the discussion or negotiation, at an appropriate level, of issues that need to be decided or prepared for a decision, possibly because the committees in charge have not come to a decision or are unable to do so. The term indicates occupation with issues or organizational questions which are not clearly determined in a legal sense, even if the legal status of the church conference in question is itself firmly esta…

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Lessing, Eckhard, “Conferences, Church”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12052>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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