Item description for The Spirituality of the German Awakening (Classics of Western Spirituality) by David Crowner, Gerald Christianson & Martin E. Marty...
Overview This volume is an introduction to the spirtual writings of four influential Germans from the 19th century who led the revival movement called the German Awakening. Most of the writings appear here for the first time in English.
Publishers Description This volume introduces readers to the faith and work of four figures of the 19th century revival movement called the German Awakening:
-- August Tholuck (1799-1871)
-- Johann Hinrich Wichern (1808-1881)
-- Theodor Fliedner (1800-1864)
-- Friedrich von Bodelschwingh (1831-1910)
The German Awakening engendered a spirituality that fostered human kindness, grounded it in awakened faith, and gave it the shape of loving service to society.
This remarkable and unique scholarly contribution:
-- translates the majority of its materials for the first time in English.
-- includes a variety of spiritual genres -- sermons, hymns, commentaries, mission statements, etc.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.9" Width: 5.6" Height: 1.41" Weight: 1.73 lbs.
Release Date Oct 6, 2003
Publisher Paulist Press
Series Classics Of Western Spirituality
ISBN 0809105497 ISBN13 9780809105496
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