Radical Pietism
Radical Pietism refers to a movement within Protestantism, lasting from the late 17th century to the mid 18th century and later, which emphasized the need for a "religion of the heart" instead of the ...
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Templers (religious believers)
Templers are members of the Temple Society (German: Tempelgesellschaft), a German Protestant sect with roots in the Pietist movement of the Lutheran Church. The Templers were expelled from the chu...
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Harmony Society
The Harmony Society was a Christian theosophy and pietist society founded in Iptingen, Germany, in 1785. Due to religious persecution by the Lutheran Church and the government in Württemberg, the grou...
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Martyrs Mirror
Martyrs Mirror or The Bloody Theater, first published in Holland in 1660 in Dutch by Thieleman J. van Braght, documents the stories and testimonies of Christian martyrs, especially Anabaptists. The fu...
James Elliott Farm
The James Elliott Farm is a historic farmstead located on the edge of the town of New Harmony in Posey County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The farm is composed of the farmhouse and seven outbuildin...
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Christoph Hoffmann
Gottlob Christoph Jonathan Hoffmann (December 2, 1815 - December 8, 1885) was born in Leonberg in the Kingdom of Württemberg, Germany. His parents were Beate Baumann (1774-1852) and Gottieb Wilhelm Ho...
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New Harmony, Indiana
New Harmony is a historic town on the Wabash River in Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana, United States. It lies 15 miles (24 km) north of Mount Vernon, the county seat. The population was 7...
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Skevikare
Skevikare, or Skevikarna, were a group of radical Pietists, who, after having travelled around Denmark, Germany and Holland in exile for 11 years, in 1745 returned to Sweden and formed a Christian com...
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Philadelphians
The Philadelphians, or the Philadelphian Society, were a Protestant 17th century religious group in England. They were organized around John Pordage (1607–1681), an Anglican priest from Bradfield, Be...
Friedrich Christoph Oetinger
Friedrich Christoph Oetinger (2 May 1702 – 10 February 1782) was a German Lutheran theologian and theosopher.
Oetinger was born at Göppingen. He studied philosophy and Lutheran theology at Tübinge...
Jane Leade
Jane Ward Leade (March 1624 – 19 August 1704) was a Christian mystic born in Norfolk, England. Her spiritual visions, recorded in a series of publications, were central in the founding and philo...
Ephrata Cloister
The Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Community was a religious community, established in 1732 by Johann Conrad Beissel at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The grounds of the communi...
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Labadists
The Labadists were a 17th-century Protestant religious community movement founded by Jean de Labadie (1610–1674), a French pietist. The movement derived its name from that of its founder.
Jean d...
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Harmony, Pennsylvania
Harmony is a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 890 at the 2010 census. It is located about 30 miles (48 km) north of Pittsburgh.
Harmony is located in ...
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Michael Hahn'sche Community
The Michael Hahn’sche Community (Michael Hahn’sche Gemeinschaft), also known as the Hahn’sche Brüder (Hahn’sche Brotherhood) or Michelianer, is a movement of evangelical Christians founded by Johann M...
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New Harmony Historic District
The New Harmony Historic District in New Harmony, Indiana, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966, with a boundary increase in 2000. The district includes properties within the...
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John Pordage
John Pordage (1607–1681) was an Anglican priest, astrologer, alchemist and Christian mystic. He founded the 17th century English Behmenist group which would later become known as the Philadelphian Soc...
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Thomas Leopold
Thomas Leopold, born 1693 near Kristianstad, Scania, dead 1771 in Kungälv, was one of the prophets and martyrs of the Swedish Pietist movement during the 18th century.Thomas' father Sigfrid had immigr...
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Conventicle
A conventicle is a small, unofficial and unofficiated religious meeting of laypeople.
In England there were three acts of parliament passed to coerce people to attend Church of England services a...
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Gottfried Arnold
Gottfried Arnold (5 September 1666, Annaberg, Erzgebirge – 30 May 1714, Perleberg) was a German Lutheran theologian and historian.
Arnold was born at Annaberg, in Saxony (Germany), where his fathe...
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Christoph Schütz
Christoph Schütz (November 6, 1689 in Umstadt, Germany - January 4, 1750 in Bad Homburg, Germany) was a pietist writer and a songbook publisher.Schütz's book, Die Güldene Rose. . . von der Wiederbring...
Johann Conrad Dippel
Johann Conrad Dippel (August 10, 1673 – April 25, 1734) was a German pietist theologian, alchemist and physician.
Dippel was born at Castle Frankenstein near Mühltal and Darmstadt, and therefore o...
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Pietism
Pietism (/ˈpaɪɨtɪsm/, from the word piety) was a movement within Lutheranism that began in the late 17th century, reached its zenith in the mid-18th century, and declined through the 19th century, and...
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Amana Colonies
The Amana Colonies are seven villages on 26,000 acres (11,000 ha) in east-central Iowa, United States: Amana (or Main Amana), East Amana, High Amana, Middle Amana, South Amana, West Amana, and Ho...
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Lars Ulstadius
In Finland the first appearance of radical Pietism is personified by Lars Ulstadius (born in Ostrobothnia in Finland, circa 1650 - died in Stockholm 1732). He was a Lutheran minister and a schoolteach...
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New Harmony's Atheneum
New Harmony's Atheneum is the visitor center for New Harmony, Indiana. It is named for the Greek Athenaion, which was a temple dedicated to Athena in ancient Greece. Funded by the Indianapolis Lilly ...
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Johannes Kelpius
Johannes Kelpius (1667–1708) was a German Pietist, mystic, musician, and writer, interested in the occult, botany, and astronomy, who came to believe with his followers in the "Society of the Woman in...
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Conrad Beissel
Johann Conrad Beissel (March 1, 1691 – July 6, 1768) was the German-born religious leader who in 1732 founded the Ephrata Community in Pennsylvania, USA.
Beissel was born in Eberbach in Germany, a...
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