By Douglas H Shantz,Peter C. Erb

An advent to German Pietism presents a scholarly research of a move that modified the heritage of Protestantism. The Pietists might be credited with inspiring either Evangelicalism and smooth individualism.
Taking under consideration new discoveries within the box, Douglas H. Shantz focuses on beneficial properties of Pietism that made it religiously and culturally major. He discusses the social and non secular roots of Pietism in past 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 position in shaping sleek 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 an entire. The book's available tone and concise portrayal of an intensive and intricate topic make it excellent for classes on early smooth Christianity and early sleek German background. The publication contains appendices with translations of German fundamental sources.

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