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Pietists, Protestants, and mysticism the use of late Medieval spiritual texts in the work of Gottfried Arnold (1666-1714) by Peter C. Erb

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Germany

Subjects:

  • Arnold, Gottfried, 1666-1714.,
  • Pietism -- Germany -- History of doctrines -- 17th century.,
  • Pietism -- Germany -- History of doctrines -- 18th century.,
  • Mysticism -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Mysticism -- Germany -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Mysticism -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Peter C. Erb.
SeriesPietist and Wesleyan studies ;, no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1653.A85 E72 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 329 p. ;
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2207003M
ISBN 100810822814
LC Control Number89029185

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