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Published: 20 June 2019

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780190936860

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The German Awakening

Protestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

Andrew Kloes

Oxford Studies in Historical Theology

  • First book-length study of the German Protestant "Awakening movement" (Erweckungsbewegung) to be written in English
  • Utilizes hundreds of rare German Protestant religious periodicals and theological works from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
  • Approaches the Awakening thematically, in its four most salient expressions: preaching in the churches, academic theology in the universities, organizations for evangelism, and organizations to address poverty
  • Synthesizes the current state of German scholarship on the Awakening movement