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Pietists Selected Writings

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ISBN-10: 0060754702

ISBN-13: 9780060754709

Edition: 2006

Authors: HarperCollins Spiritual HarperCollins Spiritual Classics, Phyllis Tickle, HarperCollins Spiritual Classics Staff

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Although the Pietism movement was relatively brief, its long-standing influence can be seen in many aspects of our intellectual, political, and religious culture today. Originating in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, Pietism eventually affected Lutheran, Reformed, and Wesleyan churches throughout Europe and North America, forever changing the face of Christianity. Preaching, which had previously been dense theological discourse, suddenly became directed toward the moral and religious life of the people in the pews. For the first time, congregants desired to expand their spiritual lives-and devotional writing was born. The Pietists' emphasis on conversion through personal…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/22/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

The HarperCollins Spiritual Classics series presents short, accessible introductions to the foundational works that shaped Western religious thought and culture. This series seeks to find new readers for these dynamic spiritual voices -- voices that have changed lives throughout the centuries and still can today.

Foreword
Selections from The Spiritual Priesthood
Selections from The Necessary and Useful Reading of the Holy Scriptures
Selections from God-Pleasing Prayer
Selections from Christian Joy
Selections from The Autobiography
Selections from The Foretaste of Eternal Life
Hymns from the Spiritual Songbook
Selections from the Daily Handbook for Days of Joy and Sorrow
Selections from The Mystery of the Divine Sophia
Selections from History and the Description of Mystical Theology
Selections from Selected Poems
Selections from Spiritual Letters
Selections from Spiritual Flower Garden
Selections from A Confession of Faith
Selections from On Enlightenment
Selections from Biblical and Emblematic Dictionary
Selections from Selected Hymns
Selections from Brotherly Union and Agreement at Herrnhut