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German and Scandinavian Protestantism, 1700-1918 (Nicholas Hope) Paperback Book, (Oxford University Press, 1999) 9780198269946
German and Scandinavian Protestantism, 1700-1918 (Nicholas Hope) Paperback Book, (Oxford University Press, 1999) 9780198269946
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Title: The German and Scandinavian Protestantism, 1700-1918

Author: Hope, Nicholas

Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 1999

Paperback; ISBN: 9780198269946

Volumes: 1; Pages: 720

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This book is the first history in English of the Lutheran Church in Germany and Scandinavia from 1700 to the end of the First World War. Hope details how the social and political upheaval of the period challenged the structure and ethos of the Reformation churches, and how Protestantism evolved to meet these profound challenges.Table of ContentsList of Maps and Tables Abbreviations A Simple Chronology Pt. I Consolidation Of Reformation Church Order And The Continuance Of Reform 1 Hard Times 2 Consolidation of a Protestant Canon of Prayer 3 Parish Crisis in a Credulous World 4 The Political Parish and 1648 5 Government of the Church-State 6 The Clergy 7 Cura Animarum Specialis: The Pastoral Office 8 Reform 9 Towards an Apostolic Congregation in Church and Home Pt. II Piety, Enlightenment? Religious Awakening, Rediscovery (c. 1763-1918) 10 The Larger Whole 11 Herrnhut 12 The Parish and the Office of the Clergy 13 Liturgical Reform: The End of the Established Church 14 A Constitutional Reformation Church Order? 15 Awakening 16 Charity 17 Rediscovery 18 Church and (Nation-)State (1840-1890) 19 Numbers of Clergy and the Pastoral Care 20 Reformation Churches and a Modern Protestant Moral Order Epilogue Bibliography Index REVIEWS"A fine book, which breaks new ground and brings insight and order to this multifaceted religious tradition."--Choice"This work can be highly commended as an informative work of reference and a thoughtful analysis of the Protestant place in modern European history."--German Studies Review"The author weaves a story of the myriad German states and Scandinavian countries that is both skillful and enlightening."--Church History"... Hope deserves praise for his pioneering work, which contributes much both to comparative church history and to our understanding of a neglected aspect of the modernization process in Central and Northern Europe."--Modern Europe
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