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Title Pietism and community in Europe and North America : 1650-1850 / edited by Jonathan Strom.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

Series Brill's series in church history ; v. 45
Religious history and culture series ; v. 4
Brill's series in church history ; d. 45.
Brill's series in church history. Religious history and culture series ; v. 4.
Subject Pietism -- Europe.
Pietism -- North America.
Communities -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Communities -- Europe.
Communities -- North America.
Alt Name Strom, Jonathan.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 368 pages).
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Contents Introduction / Jonathan Strom -- Understanding the church : issues of Pietist ecclesiology / Hans Schneider -- Marriage and marriage-criticism in Pietism : Philipp Jakob Spener, Gottfried Arnold, and Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf / Wolfgang Breul -- The "little church" of Johann Amos Comenius and Philipp Jakob Spener : approaches to church reform with a comprehensive social perspective / Marcus Meier -- Communal diversity in radical German Pietism : contrasting notions of community in Conrad Bröske and Johann Henrich Reitz / Douglas H. Shantz -- "Wir Halenser" : the understanding of insiders and outsiders among Halle Pietists in Prussia under Frederick William I (1713-1740) / Benjamin Marschke -- G.A. Francke and the Halle Communication Network : protection, politics, and piety / Thomas P. Bach -- Pietism as a threat to the social order : Pietist communities in Jena 1727-1729 / Gerald MacDonald -- Israel in the church and the church in Israel : the formation of Jewish Christian communities as a Proselytising strategy within and outside the German Pietist mission to the Jews of the eighteenth century / Lutz Greisiger -- Identities across borders : the Moravian Brethren as a global community / Gisela Mettele -- Pink, White, and Blue : function and meaning of the colored choir ribbons with the Moravians / Paul Peucker -- Network clusters and symbolic communities : communitalization in the eighteenth-century protestant Atlantic world / Alexander Pyrges -- The pastor and the schoolmaster : language, dissent, and the struggle over slavery in colonial Ebenezer / James Van Horn Melton -- Community in "companies" : the conventicles of George Rapp's Harmony Society compared to those in Württemberg Pietism and the Brüderunität / Alice T. Ott -- Leadership and mysticism : Gustaf Gisselkors, Jacob Kärmäki, and the final stages of Ostrobothnian separatism / Andre Swanström -- Haugeanism between liberalism and traditionalism in Norway, 1796-1845 / Arne Bugge Amundsen -- Pietism and community in Magnus Friedrich Roos's dialogue books / Anders Jarlert -- Pietism as societal solution : the foundation of the Korntal Brethren (Korntaler Brüdergemeinde) / Samuel Koehne -- The communities of Pietists as challenge and as opportunity in the Old World and the New / Hartmut Lehmann.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Pietist movements challenged traditional forms of religious community, group formation, and ecclesiology. Where many older accounts have emphasized the individual and subjective nature of Pietists to the exclusion of community, one of the hallmarks of Pietism has been the creation of groups and experimentation with new forms of religious association and sociality. The essays presented here reflect the diverse ways in which Pietists struggled with the tension between the separation from the "world" and the formation of new communities from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century in Europe and.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004193550 (electronic bk.)
9004193553 (electronic bk.)
9789004186361 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004186360 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 682614275
Additional Format Print version: Pietism and community in Europe and North America. Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004186361 (DLC) 2010032086 (OCoLC)651901439

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