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" Philipp Jakob Spener(1635-1705) Central figure in the development of, and chief apologist of Lutheran Pietism. ""He grew up in surroundings in which a mixture of Arndtian and Puritan Piety set the tone for daily living..."" ""Spener's biographers and the historians of Lutheran Pietism have manifested a tendency to treat his work as a seventeenth century novelty. They have called him the `father of Pietism' when in reality his life and thought constitute the highest development of a movement which had been in progress for a hundred years. In the background of everything Spener thought and did is the Arndtian piety from the central emphases of which he never really departed. It was laid into his cradle..."" ""His indebtedness to the Reformed tradition, particularly to Pietistic Puritans, should also be acknowledged...In his autobiography he confesses that his religious development was deeply influenced by Lewis Bayly's Practice of Piety, and Immanual Sonthom's Golden Gem...The works of Jeremia Dyke and of Richard Baxter were also known to him... That the piety which he advocated has a Reformed cast could hardly be doubted by anyone acquainted with Reformed Pietism.""--E. Ernest Stoeffler: The Rise of Evangelical Pietism, pp228, 230-232. We are pleased to offer this third edition of Spener's rather scarce Evangelische Lebens Pflichten, or ""Evangelical Practical Duties."" These are church year sermons preached in the years 1687-1688 by Spener. Copperplate symbolical frontispiece, title printed in red & black, 13.4 x 4.2cm copper plate at head of p.1 of both parts, simple woodcut initial letters as well as head & tail pieces. Bound full vellum over card boards but four fifths of vellum has sometime been torn from front cover, loose edges of vellum pasted back down, bare edges of both covers consolidated with book glue, 4 x 2cm piece torn from top of spine, author & title in soiled gilt near top of spine but author obscured by above mentioned hole, vellum soiled, blue page edges, narrow damp stain in top margin of first and last few pages, light to medium foxing, internal tear in leaf D4 repaired with thin archival paper. Collation: frontispiece, title, ):(2-3, )()(4, )()()(2, A-Yyy4, Zzz2, Aaaa-Rrrr4, a-k4, l2, m-rrrr4. Pagination: (1) blank, (1) frontispiece, (1) title, (1) blank, (10) dedication, (6) Dem Christlichen Leser, 1-686; (1) half title for anderer theil, (1) blank, 1-84, 89-654, (34) indexes. Catchwords match between p.84 & 89 (l1 & m1) of second section, and the collation is the same as the 5th edition Berlin 1743, which also did not use l3-4 in the second part. OCLC locates only 3 libraries with the 1715 3rd edition: Bethany Luth Theol Sem in the U.S. and in Denmark: Danish Union Cat & Danish Natl Bibl; Det Kongelige Bibliotek, the Royal Libr. OCLC does not locate the 1692 1st edition, and only 1 German library with the 1707 2nd edition; 1 German library each with the 1727 4th edition and 1743 5th edition. Emory U. also has the 5th ed."
Title: Die Evangelische Lebens=Pflischten, In einem Jahrgang der Predigten Bey den Sonn und Gest TÃ¤glichen ordentlichen Evangelien, aus Heiliger GÃ¶ttlicher Schrifft In der Chur SÃ¤chsischen Hof Capelle zu Dreszden vom I Advent 1687. bis den 24. nach Trinit. 1688. in der Furcht des Herrn vorgetragen, Und auff Mehrerer Gottseliger Hertzen Verlangen in den Truck gegeben Von Philipp Jacob Spenern, D. Chur Brandenburgischen Consist. Rath, Probsten zu St. Nicolai in Berlin und angehÃ¶riger Kirchen Inspectore. Dritee Edition, Mit KÃ¶nigl. Pohlnischer und Churfl. SÃ¤chsischer, wie auch KÃ¶nigl. Preussischer und ChurfÃ¼rstlich Brandenburgischer Freyheit.
Publisher: In, Franckfurt am Mayn,, verlegt Von Zunnerischen Erben, und Joh. Adam Jungen.: MDCCXV. . 1715
Size: 18th Century Books,|Bindings-Vellum,|Christian Li
Weight: 2.00 Item
Item Number: 17423
Keywords: 18th Century Books, Bindings-Vellum, Christian Life, Devotional Literature, Lutheranism, Pietism, Theology,