Tomorrow it is 75 years since extermination camp Auschwitz - Birkenau was liberated. I visited the site before the E ...
Religion is far from an outdated concept; rather it is at the cutting-edge of society. Faith is said to be old-fashioned in times of decreasing church attendances and ongoing secularisation. Yet, the values conveyed through Christian beliefs are more contemporary than ever in our digitalised and economy driven world.
Religion is deeply private. The question as to whether one believes in God is an entirely personal matter. I say yes, others say no. Personally, I feel the presence of Jesus in my daily life.
Religion is not only a matter of personal belief. In the words of the philosopher Böckenförde, the state is based on values it cannot create itself. Politics is not created in a vacuum. Christian values guide political action.