By Douglas H Shantz,Peter C. Erb
Taking under consideration new discoveries within the box, Douglas H. Shantz focuses on positive factors of Pietism that made it religiously and culturally major. He discusses the social and spiritual roots of Pietism in previous German Radicalism and situates Pietist beginnings in 3 towns: Frankfurt, Leipzig, and Halle. Shantz additionally examines the cultural worlds of the Pietists, together with Pietism and gender, Pietists as readers and translators of the Bible, and Pietists as missionaries to the a long way reaches of the realm. He not just considers Pietism's function in shaping smooth western faith and tradition but additionally displays at the relevance of the Pietist non secular paradigm for today.
The first survey of German Pietism in English in 40 years, An creation to German Pietism offers a story interpretation of the stream as a complete. The book's obtainable tone and concise portrayal of an in depth and intricate topic make it perfect for classes on early sleek Christianity and early sleek German historical past. The booklet contains appendices with translations of German basic sources.
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An Introduction to German Pietism (Young Center Books in Anabaptist and Pietist Studies) by Douglas H Shantz,Peter C. Erb