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Forerunners of the Early Methodist Band Meeting

Kevin M. Watson

in Pursuing Social Holiness: The Band Meeting in Wesley's Thought and Popular Methodist Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336364
eISBN:
9780199395682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336364.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the background of John Wesley’s distinct version of the band meeting. The deep background of the Wesleyan bands is Philipp Jakob Spener’s collegia pietatis and Anthony ... More


The Rise of Evangelicalism (1675–1750)

David W. Kling

in A History of Christian Conversion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780195320923
eISBN:
9780190062620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320923.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter considers expressions and views of conversion in two major evangelical movements in two locales—Pietism in Germany and Methodism in England. Pietism, whose spirituality informed nearly ... More


Protestant Aesthetics beyond the Court

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

While princely residential cities such as Dresden provided key focal points for the Empire’s spiritual and cultural life during the later seventeenth century, Chapter 8 shows that the appeal of the ... More


Building a Scientific Community

Kelly Joan Whitmer

in The Halle Orphanage as Scientific Community: Observation, Eclecticism, and Pietism in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226243771
eISBN:
9780226243801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243801.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the efforts of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus and the first director of the Orphanage, August Hermann Francke, to devise a “new way” to teach ... More


The History of the Concept of Religious Awakening in German Protestantism

Andrew Kloes

in The German Awakening: Protestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936860
eISBN:
9780190936891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936860.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The concept of religious “awakening” was central to the identity of certain German Protestants in the early nineteenth century. However, those Protestants whose activities constituted the Awakening ... More


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