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Neue Publikation „Deafening silence of theologians“ vs. Creative local parishes during the Corona pandemic? A case study of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) von Dr. Katharina Nötzold

News vom 04.06.2021

"21 million Germans belong to the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD). This report will highlight initial official theological reactions of the EKD to the Corona pandemic. The Protestant Church faced widespread criticism from prominent figures for its handling of the pandemic. This papers gives an overview of the major objections and it looks at how the EKD and its representatives react-ed to it. Yet this report also looks at the numerous resourceful initiatives of church-es to react in creative formats to social distancing measures issued by the German Länder and/or the federal government. In sum, Covid-19 has had a huge impact on each congregation – as a community and for individual believers but also on the self-perception of the Protestant Church and its social relevance in an increas-ingly secularised society."

Dr. Katharina Noetzold, wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der AS Internationale Kommunikation und leitende Redakteurin des Global Media Journal, hat einen peer-reviewed Artikel mit dem Titel „Deafening silence of theologians“ vs. Creative local parishes during the Corona pandemic? A case study of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) in dem Scandinavian Journal of Islamic Studies veröffentlicht.

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