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Culture State
(808 words)

[German Version]

I. Law – II. Social Ethics

I. Law

A culture state is a state that takes responsibility not only for the security and freedom of its citizens, but also their cultural concerns (Culture), nota bene, for the sake of its own cultural conditions. Legally, the culture state expresses itself in part in determinations of the objectives of state (clearly in art. 3 I 1 of the 1946 Bavarian Constitution: “Bavaria is a legal, cultural and social state”), otherwise in the …

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Germann, Michael and Herms, Eilert, “Culture State”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_12449>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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