I. History, Constitution, and Structure – II. Works and Institutions
(EKD; Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland)
I. History, Constitution, and Structure
To an increasing degree, the federalistically determined history of German Protestantism in the 20th century has been stamped by the growing responsibility of the general membership of the unified agency of the EKD and its predecessor institutions.
1. Founding, 1945–1948
Since the 19th century, from the Eisenach Conf…