Towards an Apostolic Congregation in Church and Home

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

 Towards an Apostolic Congregation in Church and Home

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Continues the theme of reform: here as an attempt to develop an active gathered congregation modelled consciously on the congregation of the New Testament and early Church. Spirituality, individual daily devotional exercise, homiletic reform and the introduction of a modern congregational hymn book are examined. A high vernacular replaced local dialect.

Keywords: early Church; gathered congregation; high vernacular; homiletic reform; hymn book; local dialect

Chapter.  8975 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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