The Toleranzpreis der Evangelischen Akademie Tutzing (Prize for tolerance) is a prize that has been awarded biennially by the Evangelische Akademie Tutzing to personalities who have been influential towards a dialogue between cultures and religions. From 2012, an additional prize has been given to support moral courage (Preis zur Förderung der Zivilcourage).
The prize was given to:
Claudio Magris is an Italian scholar, translator and writer. He was a senator for Friuli-Venezia Giulia from 1994 to 1996.
Egon Karl-Heinz Bahr was a German SPD politician.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria is a Lutheran member church of the Evangelical Church in Germany in the German state of Bavaria.
Tutzing is a municipality in the district of Starnberg in Bavaria, Germany, on the west bank of the Starnberger See. Just 40 km south-west of Munich and with good views of the Alps, the town was traditionally a favorite vacation spot for those living in the city.
The Marie Luise Kaschnitz Prize is a German literary prize, awarded approximately every two years by the Tutzing Protestant Academy Evangelische Akademie Tutzing. It recognizes the lifetime achievements of writers in the German language. The monetary value is €7,500.
Der Faust, officially Deutscher Theaterpreis Der Faust, is a German theatre prize, a national prize from 2006. It is awarded annually by the organizations Deutscher Bühnenverein, Kulturstiftung der Länder, Deutsche Akademie der Darstellenden Künste and the state in which the award ceremony is held. The trophy was designed by the Austrian stage designer Erich Wonder.
The Axel-Springer-Preis is an annually awarded prize. The Award is given to young journalists in the categories Print Journalism, TV Journalism, Radio Journalism and Online Journalism due to the decisions of the Axel-Springer-Akademie.
Gordon Kampe is a German composer and academic teacher.
Dunja Hayali is a German journalist and television presenter for public broadcaster ZDF.
Neues Geistliches Lied, abbreviated NGL, is a music genre of songs in German intended for church usage, and based on contemporary lyrics and with music by contemporary composers.
The Evangelische Akademie Tutzing is an education and conference center in Tutzing, Bavaria, run by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria. It was founded in 1947. The main building is Schloss Tutzing on Lake Starnberg. The academy awards the Marie Luise Kaschnitz Prize for contemporary literature from 1984, and the Toleranzpreis der Evangelischen Akademie Tutzing prize for tolerance, which since 2000 has been given biennially to people who worked towards the coexistence of religions.
"Danke" is a German Christian hymn written by Martin Gotthard Schneider in 1961. It was one of the first songs in the genre later called Neues Geistliches Lied. The song title was disambiguated to its first line, "Danke für diesen guten Morgen". The song has been included in the hymnal Evangelisches Gesangbuch. It has been called the best-known German sacred song.
Martin Gotthard Schneider was a German theologian, church musician, Landeskantor, songwriter, and academic teacher. He is known for prize-winning songs of the genre Neues Geistliches Lied, such as "Danke" and "Ein Schiff, das sich Gemeinde nennt".
Hans-Bussovon Busse was a German architect and academic.
Udo Hahn is a German Evangelical Lutheran theologian, pastor and publicist.
Oskar Gottlieb Blarr is a German composer, organist, church musician and academic teacher.
Alfred Hans Zoller was a German composer, jazz pianist, church musician and organist. He is known for the 1964 song "Stern über Bethlehem", which is often used by star singers, and appeared in 2004 as a cover version, She.
Slava Seidel is a German painter.
The Seraph Award is a literary award for speculative fiction written in German. It is given annually during Leipzig Book Fair. The award is organized and overseen by the Phantastische Akademie.
Peter Hamm was a German poet, author, journalist, editor, and literary critic. He wrote several documentaries, including ones about Ingeborg Bachmann and Peter Handke. He wrote for the German weekly newspapers Der Spiegel and Die Zeit, among others. From 1964 to 2002, Hamm worked as contributing editor for culture for the broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk. He was also a jury member of literary prizes, and critic for a regular literary club of the Swiss television company Schweizer Fernsehen.