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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
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The term Pietism is not easy to define. From the beginning it contained various meanings for different groups. In contrast ...

Pietism

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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170 words

A movement in Protestant Christianity which reacted against too rigid a confessional orthodoxy, and emphasized good works and a holy ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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575 words

In a general colloquial sense, “pietism” means an exceptionally strong intensity of religious devotion. In a historical context the term ...

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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Literature
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362 words

a religious trend manifesting itself in Germany in the late 16th c. and early 17th c. (c.1680–1740) ...

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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Philosophy
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81 words

Pietism, the religion of Immanuel Kant, springing from Lutheranism, influencing Wesley, and itself influenced by Calvinism and the Mennonites, ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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38 words

Influential Christian spiritual movement within Protestantism, founded in the late 17th century by a German Lutheran minister, Philipp Spener ( ...

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