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The Larger Whole

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print July 1999 | ISBN: 9780198269946
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600647 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198269943.003.0010

Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church

 The Larger Whole

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Describes a new eye, ecclesiastical topography, for the larger whole (1760–1840). These first modern surveys of parishes and established churches introduced semi‐accurate statistics (see Ch. 8). Here, once again anomaly stood in the way, particularly in Protestant Germany, which remained part of the old Catholic Empire. It collapsed first in 1806.

Keywords: Catholic Empire; ecclesiastical topography; established churches; larger whole; parishes; statistics; surveys

Chapter.  4217 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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