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Köngener Bund
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[German Version]

Under the influence of the Jugendbewegung (II), the Köngener Bund was formed in 1920 by a group of pietistically oriented members of the war generation, primarily from Württemberg, who split off from the existing Bible study groups for students (1886: Komitee für Bibelkränzchen auf höheren Schulen: 1915: Reichsverband für Bibelkreise unter Schülern höherer Lehranstalten Deutschlands). In 1920 the separatists initially called themselves Württembergische Schülerbibelkreise neuer Richtung…

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Olenhusen, Irmtraud Götz von, “Köngener Bund”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_11942>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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