[German Version] I. Social History, Sociology, Social Ethics – II. Practical Theology
I. Social History, Sociology, Social Ethics The concept of home (or home country, Ger.
Heimat) stirs ambivalent emotions:
Heimat stands for the longing for security and rest, but, misused as propaganda, also for ideological resistance to the new and the foreign. In contrast to the customary connotation of connections to origins and the imprint of tradition (cf. Education/Formation: II), E. Bloch understands home as an expression of unfulf…