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Community Movement
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[German Version]

I. Europe – II. North America

I. Europe

There has been a community or “fellowship” movement (Ger. Gemeinschaftsbewegung), an organized form of pietism in practice, since the 19th century in various European countries, especially in Scandinavia, as well as in eastern and southeastern European countries, although it was or is not as important there as in the German-speaking countries (Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Alsace, as well as Holland). Its impac…

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Geldbach, Erich and Lippy, Charles H., “Community Movement”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_08353>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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