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Silke ViehmannVisitors‘ Information in Francke's House Silke Viehmann (Visitors‘ Information in Francke's House) Silke ViehmannVisitors‘ Information in Francke's House phone+49 345 2127450


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Erasmus of Rotterdam’s Polemical Paper dated 1517 and the Debate on Peace Today

The sixteenth century was not only the era of the Reformation but also that of the re-discovery of peace as a subject. In his renowned 1517 essay Querela pacis, Erasmus allows Pax (peace) to speak for itself. The Querela pacis is the rhetorically brilliant opening statement of a philosophical and theological discourse of the modern age, which is still far from being concluded. This year's university dialogue seeks to take up this discourse, update it, and develop it further into various directions. On the evening before the conference, an opportunity is presented to listen to Erasmus' essay being read.

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Facility: Study Centre August Hermann Francke - Library and Archive | To the facility
  Francke´s Home - Information Centre | To the facility
Location: House 26 (Franckeplatz 1, Haus 26, 06110 Halle) | im interaktiven Lageplan anzeigen
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