Pietists, Protestants, and mysticism

the use of late Medieval spiritual texts in the work of Gottfried Arnold (1666-1714)
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Arnold, Gottfried, 1666-1714., Pietism -- Germany -- History of doctrines -- 17th century., Pietism -- Germany -- History of doctrines -- 18th century., Mysticism -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500., Mysticism -- Germany -- History -- 17th century., Mysticism -- Germany -- History -- 18th cen

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Statementby Peter C. Erb.
SeriesPietist and Wesleyan studies ;, no. 2
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LC ClassificationsBR1653.A85 E72 1989
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Paginationviii, 329 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2207003M
ISBN 100810822814
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Erb. Pietists, Protestants, and Mysticism The Use of Late Medieval Spiritual Texts in the Work of Gottfried Arnold (). Description: Protestants and Mysticism in Reformation Europe, edited by Ronald K.

Rittgers and Vincent Evener, is a research handbook on the Protestant reception of mysticism, from the beginnings of the Reformation through the mid-seventeenth century. Pietists, Protestants, and Mysticism: The Use of Late Medieval Spiritual Texts in the Work of And mysticism book Arnold () by Peter C Erb.

Pietists, Protestants, and Mysticism: The Use of Late Medieval Spiritual Texts in the Work of Gottfried Arnold (). and mysticism book Winner of the Dale W.

Brown Book Award of the Young Center for Anabaptists and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College An Introduction to German Pietism provides a scholarly investigation of a movement that changed the history of Protestantism.

The Pietists can. Its roots are varied and include the Reformation, Puritanism, Precicianism and Mysticism. Moreover, Pietism was not bound by a single culture, language, or political context as it spread through Europe to North America and beyond. Major Pietist thinkers and writers may and mysticism book found in.

Pietism has had its severe critics right from its beginnings and continuously through its mes the attacks have been based on caricature and misunderstanding and other times based on.

Pietists Edited by Ronald K. And mysticism book and Vincent Evener, Protestants and Mysticism in Reformation Europe offers an expansive view of the Protestant reception of medieval mysticism, from the beginnings of the Reformation through the mid-seventeenth century.

Providing a foundation and impetus Pietists future research, the chapters in this handbook cover diverse figures from across the Protestant traditions. Popular Mysticism Books Showing of 6, Mysticism: A Study in the Nature and Development of Spiritual Consciousness (Paperback) by.

Evelyn Underhill (shelved 44 times as mysticism) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. Typically, this is a swear-word hurled at those who are simply confessional.

However, sometimes it is worn proudly as a label and mysticism book anti-pietists. If “pietism” sets the inward work of the Spirit over against the external means of grace, “confessionalism”—in some versions, at least—simply reverses the antithesis.

Leadership and mysticism: Gustaf Gisselkors, Jacob Kärmäki, and the final stages of Ostrobothnian separatism / Andre Swanström; Haugeanism between liberalism and traditionalism in Norway, / Arne Bugge Amundsen; Pietism and community in Magnus Friedrich Roos's dialogue books /.

Pietists read the same books, they exchanged letters, and they visited one another across confessional and national boundaries, regardless of gender or social rank. All of these practices set Pietists apart from the “worldly” and helped them build up a special group identity.

Pietists, Protestants, and mysticism: the use of late Medieval spiritual texts in the work of Gottfried Arnold (). [Peter C Erb] -- From the beginning of pietism in its proponents and opponents have regularly insisted that the Awakening had direct ties to late medieval mysticism.

The mysticism and warm piety that were central to Protestant forms of Pietism also appeared in other religious traditions. In Roman Catholic France, for instance, a Jansenist movement that advanced the Augustinian emphasis on the need to experience the divine.

A number of influential theologians over the past two centuries have denied that Protestant Christianity has a place for mysticism understood as the mingling of the divine and human natures. Many have referred to this book as "the Protestant equivalent of 'The Imitation of Christ'" and the comparison is warranted (although this book is substantially longer).

Both books are divided into four sections (whereas Thomas a Kempis' last book is dedicated to eucharistic mysticism, the last section in "True Christianity" deals with Creation /5.

Pietists: Selected Writings Pietists: Selected Writings, edited by Peter Erb (Paulist Press, ) Happold, F.C., Mysticism: A Study and an Anthology Meister Eckhart, The Essential Sermons, trans. Edmund Colledge and Bernard McGinn Origen: An Exhortation to Martyrdom, etc., trans.

Rowan Greer III Course Requirements. Anti-Scholasticism, Revival(ism), Pietism, Or The Reformed Theology, Piety, And Practice. (2) In the last few days two different authors have published articles seeking to invite evangelical and Reformed readers first to a “ revival ” model of piety and practice and then to Pietism.

Introduction “It is by no means enough to have knowledge of the Christian faith, for Christianity consists rather of practice." - Philipp Jakob Spener. Pia Desideria, The name of the Pietists is now known all over town. Who is a Pietist. He who studies the Word of God And accordingly leads a holy life.

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This is well done, good for every. Christian mysticism refers to mystical practices and theory within ism is not so much a doctrine as a method of thought.

It has often been connected to mystical theology, especially in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christianity (both the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox traditions). The attributes and means by which Christian mysticism is studied and practiced are.

ascetic mystic, in his Four Books on the True Christianity (), exerted a profound influ- ence upon Spener. Arndt directed the atten- tion of Lutherans backwards to the devotional practice of the Middle Ages. The most im- portant man in the Pietism of this period is Philip Jacob Spener.

Spener and the Theology of Pietism. The Pietists used Luther's original teachings as the basis of their beliefs. Pietism originated in seventeenth-century Germany as a reform movement within the Protestant Lutheran church.

The Lutherans taught believers to look to church doctrine and theology for guidance on living a Christian life, whereas the Pietists believed that a strong. "Introduction" published on 11 Feb by : Vincent Evener. Religion () 14, '% PIETISM AND LIBERAL PROTESTANTISM SOME UNEXPECTED CONTINUITIES Gerald Parsons At this point then (les extrkmes se touchent) Liberal Protestantism comes into touch with Pietism, in so far as they both, even if in very different ways, look on the Gospel as a rule for the direction of life.1 Thus Adolf Harnack, the acknowledged classic representative of Liberal Author: Gerald Parsons.

Theology of the Heart: The Role of Mysticism in the Theology of Martin Luther Bengt R. Hoffman (Kirk House Publishers) $ This is a rare but important book and we hare happy to stock it.

We met the author decades ago when he was a professor of ethics and ecumenics at Gettysburg Lutheran Theological Seminary. ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Notes: "Edited by Ronald K. Rittgers and Vincent Evener, Protestants and Mysticism in Reformation Europe offers an expansive view of the Protestant reception of medieval mysticism, from the beginnings of the Reformation through the mid-seventeenth century.

Moreover, various Protestant traditions have practiced mysticism or have been open to mystical experiences. These have included Pietists, Quakers, Pentecostals, and charismatics.

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In addition, the “father of Protestant liberalism,” Friedrich Schleiermacher, argued that religious experience is the heart of the Christian religion.

Among his numerous publications are the titles Pietists: Selected Writings; Pietists, Protestants, and Mysticism: The Use of Late Medieval Spiritual Texts in the Work of Gottfried Arnold (); A Question of Sovereignty: The Politics of Manning's Conversion; and Newman and the Idea of.

Protestantism - Protestantism - Pietism in the 17th century: The various streams of concern for renewal converged in the life and work of Philipp Jakob Spener (–). Inafter earning his theological doctorate at Strasbourg, he was called to be superintendent of the clergy in Frankfurt am Main in the principality of Hesse, where he was soon distressed by the conspicuous.Scholasticism versus Pietism: The Battle for the Soul of Economics as earlier Pietists sought to revive established Protestant churches that had lapsed from their commitments to the pursuit of.

And finally, the Pietists (6) insisted that Protestant seminaries institute programs of spiritual formation. They didn’t use that modern catchphrase, of course. But Spener argued in his book Pia Desideria that spiritual formation stands with careful biblical scholarship and lively theological study as a pillar of seminary education.

And that.