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Mediation
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[German Version]

I. Social Ethics – II. Law – III. Practical Theology and Education

I. Social Ethics

Mediation (Lat. mediatio) strives for nonjudicial conflict resolution between disputing parties through the reconciling work of neutral third parties, who, in the course of their moderating and de-escalating activity, seek to activate the potentials for conflict resolution that are present but hidden in the disputing parties. Mediation aims at agreement as the satisfactory conclusion of a conflict

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Stroh, Ralf, Greger, Reinhard and Schmälzle, Udo Friedrich, “Mediation”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_22638>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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