Search Results


F. Ernest Stoeffler

Mike A. Zuber

University of Tübingen on a scholarship for future Lutheran ministers. However, his passion for mathematics and astronomy, as well as his heterodox views, which can aptly be described as radical Pietism, increasingly got in the way of his ministry. 7 After attaching millenarian significance to the comets he

Baur, Jörg, Muller, Richard A. and Sparn, Walter

The term “Lutheran orthodoxy” (sometimes “old Lutheran orthodoxy” or “old Protestant orthodoxy”) is ill adapted to describe this specific form of Reformation Christianity, which extended between the Reformation and the Enlightenment. Radical Pietism called the period orthodox because of (1) its

Schneider, Hans

[German Version] (1669/ 1670, Lauenburg/Elbe – Jan 12 [?], 1721, Schwarzenau), one of the chief proponents of radical Pietism. The son of a Lutheran official and his Catholic wife, Hochmann studied law at several universities, experienced conversion in Halle with accompanying enthusiastic phenomena

Durnbaugh, Donald F.

[German Version] (also called Dunkers, Dunkards) is the largest of the denominations that began in 1708 in the county of Wittgenstein. It originated from radical Pietism (I) of primarily Reformed character and Anabaptist (Anabaptists) ecclesiology. Congregations arose in Wetterau, the Lower Rhein

Schneider, Hans

[German Version] are communities which arose out of radical Pietism and still exist today. As early as around 1690, ecstatic, visionary and prophetic phenomena became manifest in the Pietist movement. After the appearance of ecstatic prophets from the Camisards, who came to Germany via England and

Samuel C. Smith

role as a social, literary, and missional reform movement, and its function as a catalyst toward European and American modernism. Shantz argues that Pietism proper formed largely out of radical Pietism. He shows direct connections between alchemists, Schwenckfeldians, and other spiritualists with

Ralph Kunz

fascinating parallels between the Monk’s movement and radical pietism. Perhaps the individualization thesis is too thin to serve as a theoretical foundation for the thick description of the social shapes of Christian life in contemporary societies.

Elizabeth Bouldin

scope of women’s activity within conventicles, and to the relationship of the individual to her community. 1 As the historian Jeff Bach has pointed out, there existed a “tension in Radical Pietism between a gathered community and an individual quest for God.” 2 Radical groups emphasized religious

Wouter J. Hanegraaff

Reviews / ARIES  () – of tolerance or irenicism in the eighteenth century, what does this mean for (radical) Pietism, which would clearly be at least as strong a candidate, if not a stronger one? I do not think that Neugebauer-Wölk’s thesis can be upheld without a very serious discussion of