The Clergy

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print July 1999 | ISBN: 9780198269946
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600647 | DOI:

Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church

 The Clergy

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Discusses a clergy training in university theology, analyses Lutheran ‘Orthodoxy’, in particular the controversial definition given by Pietism and the reformation of manners (c.1690–1730). Examines what was taught at grammar school and university, censorship of theological and religious books, and at clergy background and recruitment.

Keywords: clergy background; clergy recruitment; clergy training; grammar schools; Lutheran Orthodoxy; pietism; reformation of manners; religious censorship; universities; university theology

Chapter.  7862 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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