Scheduled Events of the IfES

New Volume of Journal "zur sache bw"[apropos bw]

A new volume of the journal "zur sache bw" touching on the topic of "Eine Frage der Ehre" [A Question of Honor] was published recently; Prof. von Scheliha is one of its co-publishers. Find the newest version here. Readers can find his article on pages 28-31 "Von der Ehre eines Christenmenschen. In der Tradition steht Gott allein die Ehre zu. Seine Geschöpfe bekommen ihren Anteil" [Concerning the Honor of a Christian. In Tradition, Exclusively the Honor of God. His Makings Receive their Share].

IfES Prize

Ms. Carolin Brammeyer won in 2017 for her excellent (1,3) bachelor's thesis about "Ethische Probleme der gespaltenen Mutterschaft aufgrund von Eizellenspende“ [Ethical Problems of a split Motherhood Accrued from Egg Donation]. The Society for Ethic in Münster rewarded her during the degree ceremony on 22nd April. The prize is advertized annually and endowed with 250€.

Refugees and the Church - Advocacy and Responsibility

Ecumenical social-ethics related seminar at the WWU authors joint paper

Students of both the Faculty of Catholic and Protestant Theology at the University of Münster, headed by Prof. Dr. Marianne Heimbach-Steins (Director of the Institute for Christian Social Sciences, Faculty of Catholic Theology) and Prof. Dr. Arnulf von Scheliha, corroborated and edited some of the Joint Words of the German Episcopla Conference (DBK) and the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), published since 1997, in an ecumenical advanced seminar about the topic of „Mit einer Stimme sprechen: Konfessionelle Mentalitäten in ausgewählten sozialethischen Diskursen“ [To Speak with One Voice: Confessional Mentalities in Selected Socio-Ethical Discourses].

In relation to the current debates concerning the topics of exodus and integration, a joint ecumenical statement about "Refugees and the Church - Advocacy and Responsibility" was released. You can download it here. Only available in German.

New Publications of the IfES

Jäger, Sarah; von Scheliha, Arnulf (Hg.). Recht in der Bibel und in kirchlichen Traditionen. Wiesbaden 2018.

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Gabriel, Karl; Reuter, Hans-Richard (Hg.). Religion und Wohlfahrtsstaatlichkeit in Deutschland. Konfessionen - Semantiken - Diskurse. Tübingen 2017.

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Religion und Wohlfahrtsstaatlichkeit in Deutschland

Lappenküper, Ulrich; Ritter, André; von Scheliha, Arnulf (Hrsg.). Europäische Kulturkämpfe und ihre gegenwärtige Bedeutung. Paderborn 2017.

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Rinderspacher, Jürgen. Mehr Zeitwohlstand. Für den besseren Umgang mit einem knappen Gut. Freiburg 2017.

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