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Radio and Television Preaching
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[German Version]

The organization of radio and television in Germany has been under state direction since the start of its use as a public medium in 1926. From the beginning, the churches were involved, and pursued conceptually preventive-reactive and positive goals in broadcasting. On the one hand, they tried to oppose undesirable tendencies toward loss of individuality, and superficiality; but it was particularly in warding off socialist ideas, and the influence of the “other” confession, that both Cathol…

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Haberer, Johanna, “Radio and Television Preaching”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_124527>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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