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Education of Adults
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[German Version]

I. General Remarks – II. Practical Theology and Educational Theory and Practice

I. General Remarks

The concrete focus of this article is on the situation in Germany.

1. Institutions

The pluralism of adult education agencies in Germany, which is founded in history as well as democratic theory, manifests itself in a series of institutions offering specific, sometimes also convergent educational programs. For the advancement of the public, adult education centers ( Eveni…

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Vogel, Norbert, “Education of Adults”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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