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Introduction

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Without the Moravians, English Church history would have been very different. It was the influence of a Moravian, Peter Böhler, that prompted the heartwarming experience that transformed John Wesley ... More


The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Colin Podmore

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The effects of the great Evangelical Revival in eighteenth-century England were felt throughout the world, not least in America. It has long been accepted that the Revival owed much of its initial ... More


Cooperation, Conflict, and Controversy During the Early Years of the Revival

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

One of the ways in which the strength of the Wesley brothers' partnership proved of fundamental importance to the future of Methodism was in the controversies that plagued the Evangelical Revival ... More


The Crisis of 1753

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The passage of the 1749 Act was the climax of the initial period of the Moravians' history in England. It secured the legal basis for the Moravian Church's future existence and accepted its identity ... More


John and Charles Wesley

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Discusses the early hymns of the Methodist revival, beginning with John Wesley's translations from the German. Reviews John Wesley's work as an editor, culminating in his 1780 ‘Large Hymn Book’ and ... More


‘Poor Sinnership’: Moravian Narrative Culture

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The narrative culture that emerged among English Moravians out of the original undivided revival movement in the 1730s bore witness to a different view of conversion. Consequently, among the Moravian ... More


Selina, Countess of Huntingdon: Early Life and the Start of the Connexion

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The future Countess of Huntingdon was born into an aristocratic Leicestershire family in 1707; her marriage to the Earl of Huntingdon in 1728 was a love match that produced seven children. She ... More


Revolutionary America

Peter Brock (ed.)

in Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of Conscientious Objectors in America through the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151220
eISBN:
9780199870424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151224.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Seven documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the treatment of conscientious objectors in America after the outbreak of the War of the Revolution in 1775. Various peace sects ... More


The Fetter Lane Society: 1738–1740

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

It was in 1738 that the Moravians became involved in English religious life for the first time, and their impact was dramatic. The ensuing two years saw them play a crucial part in the birth and ... More


The Moravians' Relations with the Methodists

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

On September 24, 1740, the Elders' Conference at the Moravian headquarters in Marienborn sent August Gottlieb Spangenberg to England, and in December the Moravian General Synod made plans for several ... More


The Appeal of the Moravian Church in England

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

By 1753, the Moravians had almost 1,000 communicants in England. With regular attenders at the preaching and a large number of children, they put the total number of souls in their care in England in ... More


‘An Antient Protestant Episcopal Church’: The Moravian Act of 1749

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

In 1749, the British Parliament passed an Act that allowed Moravians in America to make payment in lieu of military service, and permitted Moravians in Great Britain and Ireland as well as America to ... More


Herrnhut

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Looks at Herrnhut, ‘the Lord's keeping’, count Zinzendorf's first settlement (in English, ‘Moravians’), as a cheerful Protestant religion of the heart. It gave ordinary people in the town and the ... More


‘A Generall Reformation of Common Learning’ and its Reception in the English-Speaking World, 1560–1642

Howard Hotson

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides a synthesis of the ‘Reformation of Common Learning’, which progressively developed from Peter Ramus’s pedagogy in the mid-sixteenth century to the work of the Moravian Comenius ... More


Jerusalem's Jesus

Susanne M. Sklar

in Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary Theatre: Entering the Divine Body

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603145
eISBN:
9780191731594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603145.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Jerusalem's Jesus is within every character and creature (including Blake's readers) — and he contains us all. Like his consort Jerusalem, he brings and embodies forgiveness; ... More


The First Decade: 1728–1737

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The story of the English Evangelical Revival begins in Central Europe. In 1722, three men, awakened by the revivalist Christian David, left their native Moravia with their families and made their way ... More


The Moravians' Role in the Evangelical Revival

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Having examined the Moravians' relationships with the other main figures of the English Evangelical Revival and noted their importance within the movement at large, this chapter now focuses on their ... More


The Moravians' Role in Relation to the Church of England

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf's ecumenical ecclesiology is generally regarded as having been original, ahead of its time, and relevant to modern ecumenism. Particular attention has usually been ... More


Episcopal Attitudes to the Moravians before 1749

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

In the Moravian Church, the Anglican bishops were confronted with another episcopal Church within England that claimed the apostolic succession, yet in 1749 they met at Lambeth and agreed to support ... More


Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Jonathan M. Yeager

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Early evangelicalism flourished during the transatlantic revivals of the eighteenth century, coinciding with the emergence of the Enlightenment in America and Europe. Today, most people associate it ... More


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