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A comprehensive introduction to the Pietist theologians of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in Puritan England, Pietist Europe and Colonial America. Provides a comprehensive introduction to the Pietist theologians of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Demonstrates the influence that Pietism had on the religious, cultural and social life of the time. Explores the lasting effects Pietism has had on modern theology and modern culture. Presents both Protestant and Catholic theologians in Puritan England, Pietist Europe and Colonial America. Focuses on women as well as men. Features up-to-date research and commentary by an international group of leading scholars. Content: Chapter 1 Johann Arndt (1555–1621) (pages 21–37): Johannes WallmannChapter 2 William Perkins (1558–1602) (pages 38–51): Raymond A. BlacketerChapter 3 Lewis Bayly (d. 1631) and Richard Baxter (1615–1691) (pages 52–67): Carl TruemanChapter 4 Paul Gerhardt (1607–1676) (pages 68–83): Christian BunnersChapter 5 Philipp Jakob Spener (1635–1705) (pages 84–99): K. James SteinChapter 6 August Hermann Francke (1663–1727) (pages 100–114): Markus MatthiasChapter 7 Cotton Mather (1663–1728) (pages 115–127): Richard F. LovelaceChapter 8 Jane Ward Leade (1624– 1704) and the Philadelphians (pages 128–146): Donald F. DurnbaughChapter 9 Johanna Eleonora Petersen (1644–1724) (pages 147–160): Martin H. JungChapter 10 Madame Guyon (1648–1717) (pages 161–174): Patricia A. WardChapter 11 Gottfried Arnold (1666–1714) (pages 175–189): Peter C. ErbChapter 12 Gerhard Tersteegen (1697–1769) (pages 190–206): Hansgunter LudewigChapter 13 Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf (1700–1760) (pages 207–223): Peter VogtChapter 14 Johann Albrecht Bengel (1687–1752) (pages 224–238): Hermann EhmerChapter 15 Friedrich Christoph Oetinger (1702–1782) (pages 239–255): Martin Weyer?MenkhoffChapter 16 John Wesley (1703–1791) (pages 256–271): David Hempton
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