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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


‘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


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


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


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 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


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 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


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 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


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 Lord’s Grove

Michael J. Lewis

in City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Herrnhaag, “the Lord's Grove,” the refugee settlement founded by Count Nicholas Zinzendorf in 1738. It flourished for only a dozen years, and its population never exceeded a ... More


H.D. and the Promise of Queer Kinship

Rebecca Colesworthy

in Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198778585
eISBN:
9780191823893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778585.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter aligns H.D.’s understanding of art as spiritual gift with recent queer critiques of kinship theory. H.D.’s posthumously published Notes on Thought and Vision in part reads as a treatise ... More


Unexpected Connections: Anglo-German Contexts in Pre-1790s Britain

Alexander Regier

in Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter establishes the historical background for the book. By drawing on previously little-used materials (from unpublished archival manuscripts to court records, book history, philosophy, ... More


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