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Bureaucratic resistance, acceptance, or enthusiasm in Sweden and elsewhere

Jarlert, Anders LU (2015) In Kirchliche Zeitgeschichte 28(2). p.226-233
Abstract

To many Swedish citizens, their everyday contacts with the Church of Sweden in matters of civil registration and impediments of marriage created their strongest im pressions of the Church. Thus, as an example of ecclesiastical history of everyday life (Alltagsgeschichte), my study is of great interest from the point of view of Church history. It illustrates how the performance of the civil duties by the Church of Sweden was directed by Swedish governmental policies, often applied from an administrative level only, and handled without theological considerations. Towards the application of the Nuremberg Laws according to the Hague Convention of 1902, the Swedish clergy and laymen showed varied attitudes of bureaucratic resistance,... (More)

To many Swedish citizens, their everyday contacts with the Church of Sweden in matters of civil registration and impediments of marriage created their strongest im pressions of the Church. Thus, as an example of ecclesiastical history of everyday life (Alltagsgeschichte), my study is of great interest from the point of view of Church history. It illustrates how the performance of the civil duties by the Church of Sweden was directed by Swedish governmental policies, often applied from an administrative level only, and handled without theological considerations. Towards the application of the Nuremberg Laws according to the Hague Convention of 1902, the Swedish clergy and laymen showed varied attitudes of bureaucratic resistance, reluctance, or acceptance.

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  author       = {Jarlert, Anders},
  issn         = {0932-9951},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {226--233},
  publisher    = {Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht},
  series       = {Kirchliche Zeitgeschichte},
  title        = {Bureaucratic resistance, acceptance, or enthusiasm in Sweden and elsewhere},
  volume       = {28},
  year         = {2015},
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