Pietism - PIETISM: I. POPULAR MISUNDERSTANDINGS: A....

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PIETISM: I. POPULAR MISUNDERSTANDINGS: A. Misrepresented as emotionalists, . witless enthusiasts. B. Stress feeling at the expense of doctrine II. PIETISM MORE PROPERLY UNDERSTOOD: A. Reaction to Lutheran Orthodoxy ( rigor mortis ) B. Dynamic restatement of Lutheranism (self-understanding) C. III. INTELLECTUAL ROOTS OF PIETISM: A. Lutheranism + an edifying reading of the NT B. Reformed ecclesiology + Luther. s Priesthood of all believers C. Puritanism. s emphasis upon disciplines, and separation D. Religious toleration and ecumeninism E. Theology of Christian Experience IV. PHILIP JACOB SPENER (1635-1705) A. The early, formative years: 1. 30 Years war, Strasbourg, father. s library 2. Johan Arndt. s True Christianity (1606) 3. Christianity as . true practice. (not only true doctrine) 4. English Puritans: Bayly. s Practise of Piety, Dyke. s Self-Deceit, Baxter. s Necessary Teaching of Self Denial B. University of Strasbourg 1.
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