gdr ; life in east germany ; protestant church ; attacks on religious beliefs / practices

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initially how were they treated?
confrontationally
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that settled down in the?
'60s
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'70s saw period od?
co-existance
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and when was the Accord?
'78
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that offered a real possibility of?
genuine co-operation
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in last period church began to foster / tolerate?
beginnings of opposition
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@ end wwii soviet one had total pop of around?
17m
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of therse around how many protestant?
15m
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and catholic?
1m
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marxist-leninist ideology had no place for religion but what did soviets do in occupation?
never attack directly
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what was exempt from the '45 land reform?
church land / possessions
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and what measures of '46?
naitonalisation
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when did ussr abolish church schools and religious education in their occupation one?
'46
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in GDR why did protestant church look strong @ the end of the war?
represented linkw/ past + spiritual solace
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church had institutions and organisational structures to?
flourish
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some members of Congressional Church which opposed nazis made links with communists where?
3rd reich concentration camps
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communists immediately aware of ideological battle between?
party and faith
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CDU swallowed up as part of?
National Front of GDR
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notion of partnership between Christianity and SED dissolved when SED wished to do what?
reduce role of church to piyaa-ly religious areas
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how did ulbricht view communism and christianity?
uncompatible
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state sought to exploit divisions in party with links to?
nazi regime
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saw church as what making automatically enemy of SED / GDR?
western institution
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when did discrimination against protestant youth group in schools started when?
'51
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this signalled a start to what kind of campaign?
anti-church
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intro of what ceremony really intensified this?
jugendweihe
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basically initiation ritual for child to enter what world as citizen?
marxist-atheist
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this brought furious response from?
church leaders
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as correctly believed it was created in direct opposition to?
christian conformation service
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even religious leaders ho would become loyal communists spoke out against it like?
the 'red bishop'
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what % young people took part in '54-'55?
17.7%
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and in late '60s?
over 90%
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ulbricht ordered who to increase operations involving the churhc?
stasi
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stasi drew list of church leaders categorising them into two categories of?
who could be acceptable to state and who could not
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set tone for state-church relations for next how many years?
30yrs
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in what year did ulbricht soften rhetoric against church?
'60
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what were set up in '60 to co-ordinate work of church under SED ctrl?
State Secretariat for Church Questions
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jugendweihe outraged calmed as churhc did whta?
adapted to SED / GDR ways
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by '64 nearly what fraction citizens were athiests?
1/3
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church/state compromise clear after GDR constitution of what yr?
'68
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explicity recognised what?
religious freedoms
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but also prohibited?
any all-german org (which church was)
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message clear that state couldn't tolerate church links with?
FRG + strictly controlled movement
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in what year did GDR churches officially break from umbrella of west german partners?
'69
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but still recieved?
subsidies from them
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not all church leaders agreed but clear that if church wanted role in gdr?
itd hav to incorporate self into socialist sphere of SED
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