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Evangelische Unterweisung
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[German Version]

(Evangelical Instruction). In 1947, H. Kittel programmatically and with a significant range of effectiveness introduced into the discussion the term “evangelical instruction” with the intention of replacing the school subject of religious instruction (Religionsunterricht), compromised in the period of National Socialism, with an area of instruction, newly conceived from the ground up, no longer oriented around the concept of religion, but around the content of the gospel: “Evangelical instruction, this is the new task c…

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Baldermann, Ingo, “Evangelische Unterweisung”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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