Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: These essays deepen and broaden our understanding of Pietist renewal in relation to a rapidly developing modern, mobile, industrial, and urban world desiring greater liberty and toleration.this is an important volume and the scholarship is impressive. Philip J. Anderson, North Park Theological Seminary, Luthern Quarterly 2011 . . . this is an important volume and the scholarship is impressive. Phillip J. Anderson, North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: Pietism can be understood either as a specific German theological tradition emanating from late seventeenth-century reformers as Spener and Francke or as a wider range of practical piety characterising early modern movements as Protestant Puritanism and Methodism as well as Catholic Jansenism. Trying an inclusive definition, an international network programme was set up, resulting in a first conference in the Netherlands in 2004, which addressed the question whether Pietism was to be seen as a consequence of or a reaction to confessionalisation in the Reformation era. A similar approach was chosen for a second conference, held in the Swedish university town of Umea on November 17-18, 2005. Should Pietism be perceived as a promotor of or a reaction against modernity? Are revials and awakenings to be seen as inherent components of Pietism? Or should they rather be viewed as new sociological phenomena integrated into Pietism on a later stage? Which components of pious theology and practice were applied and what fundtcion did in clerical and civil discourse? Either way, how do revivals relate to Pietism, and how do they relate to Enlightenment? This volume presents the proceedings of an inspiring conference, taking a further step in the globalisation of Pietism studies, as is demonstrated here in particular by the power of research in the Nordic area. Above all, this collection of papers helps to understand Pietism and revivalism as attempts to resist the breakthrough of secularizing tendencies in the modern world. While doing so, they themselves at the same time were modern in building up a counteroffensive of rechristianization, using all contemporary means of communication and organization in the public sphere, adapting their own traditions to new political and cultural contexts, and creating constructions of the religious past.
L'autore: Dr. Fred van Lieburg is professor in the history of Protestantism at the VU University in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Dr. Daniel Lindmark is professor of history and history didactics at Umea University (Sweden) and associate professor of church history at Abo Akademi University (Finland). Together with Dr. Jonathan Strom, professor of church history at Emory University, Atlanta (USA), they formed the research programme Cultural history of Pietism and Revivalism, 1650-1850.
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