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God's special way : August Hermann Francke, Friedrich Wilhelm I, and the consolidation of prussian absolutism /

@inproceedings{Thompson1996GodsSW,
  title={God's special way : August Hermann Francke, Friedrich Wilhelm I, and the consolidation of prussian absolutism /},
  author={T. Thompson},
  year={1996}
}
  • T. Thompson
  • Published 1996
  • Philosophy
  • God's Special Way examines the relationship between Halle Pietism and the Hohenzollern monarchy in order to discern the nature and effect on Brandenburg-Prussia of that alliance. Halle Pietism was a reform movement within the Lutheran church in 17th and 18th century Germany that believed the establishment church had become too concerned with correct theology, thus they aimed at a revival of intense Biblicism, personal spirituality, and social reform. The Pietists, led by August Hermann Francke… CONTINUE READING