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By Elton Trueblood

Many writers have explored Lincoln's management; others have debated Lincoln's ambiguous non secular id. yet during this vintage paintings, Christian thinker and statesman Elton Trueblood finds how Lincoln's management talents flowed at once from his spiritual convictions—which explains how the president used to be capable of mix what few leaders can carry jointly: ethical resoluteness with a intelligent skill to compromise; self belief in his reason whereas refusing to succumb to the traps of self-righteousness or triumphalism; and a dedication to victory whereas by no means wasting sight of his accountability for—or the humanity of—his enemy. those wealthy meditations supply deep knowledge and perception on some of the most potent leaders of all time.

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Gegenstand ist u. a. der Religionsunterricht, welcher (bis auf Bremen) ordentliches Lehrfach an den öffentlichen Schulen ist. In öffentlichen Einrichtungen finden sich Kruzifi xe und Landesverfassungen (so auch das Grundgesetz) haben einen Gottesbezug in der Präambel. Vor allem auf dem Gebiet des Sozialsystems kooperiert der Staat umfangreich mit den Kirchen (Warner 2003: 294f). 20 Prozent aller Netzwerke – also Verbände, Vereine, Organisationen – in Deutschland sind religiös (Liedhegener & Werkner 2011: 21).

Eine wie in Amerika funktionierende „Inklusion“ von Muslimen kann nach Ansicht von Leggewie (2005) nur dann gelingen, wenn das Oligopol der beiden großen Kirchen gebrochen wird. Wenn schon religiöse Argumente in der öffentlichen Diskussion unumgänglich sind, dann sollten diese Argumente wenigsten plural sein. Wie weit Europa insgesamt von einem integrationsfähigen Grundkonsens entfernt ist, zeigt das Minarettverbot in der Schweiz. “ (Minkenberg & Willems 2002: 7 Säkulare Argumente sind nach Willems solche, die ohne einen Bezug auf Gott oder eine andere religiöse Autorität (z.

Die individuelle Religiosität wurde mit der Bedeutung Gottes im Leben gemessen. Ob sich Menschen einen Einfluss von Religion oder religiösen Führern in der Politik wünschen, wurde mit vier 44 Religion und Politik Fragen aus der World Value Survey operationalisiert, die per Faktorenanalyse zu zwei Indizes zusammengefasst wurden. Der Religious Leadership Index erfasst, ob religiöse Führer Einfluss auf Wahlentscheidungen der Bürger (im Sinne von Wahlempfehlungen) oder auf Regierungsentscheidungen nehmen sollten11.

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