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Author Roos, Merethe

Title Enlightened preaching : Balthasar Munter's authorship 1772-1793 / by Merethe Roos
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013


Description 1 online resource
Series Brill's series in church history, 1572-4107 ; v. 62
Religious history and culture series ; v. 8
Brill's series in church history ; d. 62.
Brill's series in church history. Religious history and culture series ; v. 8.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; Why Balthasar Münter?; Textual Sources and Theoretical Perspectives; Chapter One Balthasar Münter-His Life and Work in Copenhagen; Who Was Balthasar Münter?; Münter's Writings; Saint-Petri Church; Chapter Two Münter during the Høegh-Guldberg Government, 1772-84. Texts and Contexts; The Context of Church Policy: Høegh-Guldberg's Understanding of the Bible as a Normative Text; The Theological Context; The Context of Eighteenth Century Church Service; Sermon Ideals in Denmark-Norway; Balthasar Münter's Texts; Geistliche Lieder 1772-74
Predigten über die gewöhnliche Sonntagsevangelien, 1778-84Anleitung zur Erkenntniss und Ausübung des christlichen Glaubens; Chapter Three Analysis: Balthasar Münter and Contemporary Theological and Cultural Movements, 1772-84; Münter's Goal: Devotion; Münter's Neological Inheritance; The Legacy of Copenhagen's Circle of Poets: The Function of Hymns in the Church Service; Münter Versus Bastholm: The Sermon as Rhetoric; Summary: Balthasar Münter's Preaching from 1772-84; Chapter Four Münter during the Bernstorf Government, 1785-93: Texts and Contexts
The Political and Societal Frame: A New Government-A New SocietyThe Frame of Church Policy: Changes in the Relationship between the State and the Church; The Social Context: German Elite Culture in Copenhagen-The Salons of the German Aristocracy and their Esoteric Interests; Balthasar Münter's Xexts; Oeffentliche Vorträge, 1785-93; Chapter Five Analysis: Balthasar Münter and Contemporary Theological and Cultural Movements, 1785-93; Comparative Perspectives on Münter's Development: 1772-84 and 1785-93; Münter during the Bernstorff Era: Four Aspects of Theology, Social Life, and Literature
Chapter Six Enlightened Preaching-Balthasar Münter 1772-93Münter's Intention in Writing; Contributing to the Enlightenment; Appendix 1 Pericopes in Predigten über die gewöhnlichen Sonntagsevangelien in Verbindung mit anderen Schriften; Appendix 2 Pericopes in Oeffentliche Vorträge über die Reden und Begebenheiten Jesu; Bibliography; Index
Summary Analysing Balthasar Münter's texts from 1772-1793, this book sheds light upon how a theological authorship may change according to different political conditions. The book is a contribution to the understanding of theological development in protestant countries in late eighteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Münter, Balthasar, 1735-1793.
SUBJECT Münter, Balthasar, 1735-1793 fast
Subject Theology -- Denmark -- History -- 18th century
Theology -- Norway -- History -- 18th century
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Lutheran.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004249899