The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark and the Multicultural Challenges
Journal article, Peer reviewed
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Christianity and Danishness are mutually reinforcing phenomena in Denmark. Three factors applying specifically to Denmark explain this: first, the lack of national representative bodies of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark; second, the journal Tidehverv (“New Era”) has nurtured a conservative and nationalistic Christian ethics among parts of the Danish clergy; and third, Danish politicians’ abuse of the links between Christianity and Danishness as a tool in their anti-immigration strategies.