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


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Concludes in nationalism and with the First World War. The new and fragile modern Protestant constitutional church order, in particular the heyday of modern university theology (1890 ‐1914), is discussed before war, and hard times set in once again. Positive was a new Swedish ecumenical initiative (‘evangelical catholicity’), the modern historical approach to Luther and the Reformation, a return to the essential in worship and a renaissance of church music.

Keywords: church music; church orderecumenical initiative; evangelical catholicity; First World War; hard times; historical approach; Luther; nationalism; Reformation; university theology; worship

Chapter.  17456 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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