Imprisoned Religion

Author: Irene Becci
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317118308
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This book explores the profound transformations that prisons and offender rehabilitation programmes in Eastern Germany have undergone with respect to religion.

Religious Diversity In European Prisons

Author: Irene Becci
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319167782
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This book examines how prisons meet challenges of religious diversity, in an era of increasing multiculturalism and globalization.

Religious Liberty In Eastern Europe And The Ussr

Author: Paul Mojzes
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Before and After the Great Transformation Paul Mojzes. organ, wrote that the
Kirchliche Hochschule in West Berlin, from which many East German pastors
graduated, was a center of American spies. Then it ... The congregations reacted
by praying Furbitten [petitionary prayer] for those who were in jail — about 15-16
names. ... For a while many of the stumbling blocks were resolved by
negotiations between prominent church leaders who were trusted by the
government (e.g. Bishops ...

Jewish Claims Against East Germany

Author: Angelika Timm
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Helmut Eschwege, who became a member of the Jewish Community of Dresden
after his return to East Germany from Palestine in 1946, stressed that during the
first years of the "antifascist democratic transformation," friendly ... Remembering
the hard years in prison or exile, mutual assistance and friendship were promised
.37 This period came to an end when ... Jewish community life in the GDR was
built on maintaining Judaism as a religion rather than an ethnic or national group.

U S Policy Toward Vietnam

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Publisher: Government Printing Office
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political and religious prisoners languish in iails and labor camps, and the death
penalty is ever more widely applied in the law. ... of Van Hanh University, was
sentenced to 20 years' imprisonment on March 29, 1993 for the crime of "
attempting to overthrow the government. ... imprisoned without trial for "
reeducation" from 1976 to 1988. ... friend in the U.S. on the role religion played in
the transformation of East Germany, that he circulated proposals for constitutional
and political reform, ...

Social Currents In Eastern Europe

Author: Sabrina P. Ramet
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
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the sources and consequences of the great transformation Sabrina P. Ramet ...
Giinter and Leni Prager and Bernd and Gerdi Sobe similarly received prison
terms for transmitting information likely to tarnish the East German image abroad.
... aid to the Polish independent trade union Solidarity, was imprisoned, as were
other East Germans who expressed sympathy for ... freedom of speech, assembly
, and movement, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of religion or

Religious Persecution

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations, and Human Rights
ISBN: 9780160445255
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It arrests religious leaders who appear too influential or too independent, like the
13 ... religious freedom like Father Chan Tin, sentenced to 3 years of house arrest
in 1990 after preaching a sermon criticizing Hanoi's religious policies. ...
government as dangerous defiance of the regime's attempts to control religion
are punished by arrest and imprisonment. ... was that he received an article from
an American friend on the role Catholicism played in the transformation of East

The Encyclopedia Of Eastern Philosophy And Religion

Author: Stephan Schuhmacher
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 9780877739807
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There he studied Latin, Greek, French, and German, and received a
comprehensive humanistic education. ... It was during his term in prison that
Aurobindo first had spiritual experiences; following his release in 1 909, he
abandoned his ...


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'An important factor in church-state relations in East Germany until now has been
the character of the church leaders, all of ... Relations with the Communist state
secretary for religious affairs, Hans Seigewasser, are generally cordial. ... This
fact, and the shared experiencing of Nazi prison camps, meant that Communist
leaders and churchmen after the war ... During periods of open conflict, such as
the 1950's, some pastors and church members were imprisoned, but not the

Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall
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Driving Force of French Security Transformation; SA04912 The Transition in East
German Theater: The Quest for New Forms of ... An Analysis of Inmate
Explanations for Lesbian Relationships in Prison; SA04897 Female Perpetrated
Homicide in ... Embodiment: SA05981 Bending the Rules: Media
Representations of Gender during an International Sporting Event; ... Or, Still
Crazy after All These Years; SA03313 Constitutive Subjectivities: Contemporary
Black and Asian Women ...