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This learn examines the existence and global of Conrad Broske (1660-1713), courtroom Preacher in Offenbach/Mayn. His declare to popularity lies in a 10 yr interval among 1694 and 1704 within which this Marburg-trained pastor turned a prolific writer, polemicist and promoter of chiliastic writings, due to a gathering with Thomas Beverley in 1693 and the baptism of a Muslim convert in 1694. Broske lived a posh life 'between Sardis and Philadelphia', as a Reformed courtroom preacher and Philadelphian chiliast. His two-sided event used to be really the norm one of the Pietists, together with so-called radicals. lifestyles among paradigms was once the German manner of being radical in early sleek occasions as a result of an absence of spiritual toleration in comparison to England and the Netherlands. Broske's tale belongs to the increase of 'Early Evangelicalism' that W.R. Ward has lately mentioned.

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In the middle of 1682 May left Marburg to practice medicine in Kassel, his birthplace. May made academic trips to Gröningen (where he obtained the Dr. 46 Henrich Duysing, professor of systematic theology, was responsible for several German translations of the writings of the English Puritan Richard Baxter. 47 One wonders whether Bröske might have read Richard Baxter in Duysing’s translation. Duysing (d. 49 They typically received free lodging, a salary, relief from taxes, and a supply of fuel 45 Bröske, “Brief,” p.

P. 286. , pp. 290, 292 n. 25. family and student life, 1660–1682 9 “We commit into your hands both the governing and establishing of our republic, not only the civil but also the Christian . 30 In practice this third point had two implications. First, while orthodoxy and piety were the twin virtues, orthodoxy was considered prior and foundational to the practice of piety. ”31 In Marburg, “orthodox doctrine” meant orthodox Calvinism. 32 The Federal theology of Cocceijus found a warm reception in George Stannarius (1660–1670) and Heinrich Duysing (1670–91).

Festzeitung zur dritten Jahrhundertfeier der Universität Gießen (Gießen: von Münchow, 1907), pp. ” In Ridder-Symoens, Hilde de, ed. A History of the University in Europe, Volume II: Universities in Early Modern Europe (1500–1800) (Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1996), pp. 349f and Stephan Goldschmidt, Johann Konrad Dippel (1673–1734) (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2001), p. 61. Goldschmidt notes: “Der Pennalismus war ein Aufnahmeritus . . Die neuimmatrikulierten Studenten, die noch fast Schüler (Pennäler) waren, wurden von den älteren noch nicht als richtige Studierende angesehen.

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