Lay Prophets In Lutheran Europe C 1550 1700

Author: Jürgen Beyer
Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 900431816X
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In Lay prophets in Lutheran Europe (c. 1550–1700), Jürgen Beyer provides the first study to investigate angelic apparitions in all Lutheran countries.
Lay Prophets in Lutheran Europe (c. 1550–1700)
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Jürgen Beyer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-27 - Publisher: BRILL

In Lay prophets in Lutheran Europe (c. 1550–1700), Jürgen Beyer provides the first study to investigate angelic apparitions in all Lutheran countries.
Incombustible Lutheran Books in Early Modern Germany
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Avner Shamir
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-14 - Publisher: Routledge

This book discusses the early modern engagement with books that survived intentional or accidental fire in Lutheran Germany. From the 1620s until the middle of the eighteenth century, unburnt books became an attraction for princes, publishers, clergymen, and some laymen. To cope with an event that seemed counter-intuitive and possibly
Jacob Böhme and His World
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Bo Andersson, Lucinda Martin, Leigh Penman, Andrew Weeks
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-13 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume deepens our understanding of Jacob Böhme’s texts and contexts and facilitates future research. It encompasses sections on the text-centered approach to Böhme, facets of his environment, and aspects of his influence which bring latent features of his writings to light.
The Devil's Art
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Jason Philip Coy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-29 - Publisher: University of Virginia Press

In early modern Germany, soothsayers known as wise women and men roamed the countryside. Fixtures of village life, they identified thieves and witches, read palms, and cast horoscopes. German villagers regularly consulted these fortune-tellers and practiced divination in their everyday lives. Jason Phillip Coy brings their enchanted world to life
A Widower's Lament
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Ronald K. Rittgers
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-21 - Publisher: Fortress Press

Lament is essential to human thriving. It allows us to cope with significant loss, an inescapable feature of our mortal existence. Lament is the passionate outpouring of deep sorrow and grief over such loss, which helps us avoid being completely overcome by the strong emotions that come with it. Lament