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Neo-Protestantism
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I. Church History

Talk of a “new” or “modern” Protestantism surfaced sporadically c. 1800, but did not achieve a firm foothold until the hardening of deep religious and cultural divides between “liberal theologians” (Liberal theology), mediation theologians (Mediation theology), theological Hegelians (Hegelianism), and Neo-Lutheran confessionalists (Neo-Lutheranism) during the 1830s. The neologism neo-Protestants was initially used in the late 1830s as a pejorative description of …

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Wilhelm Graf, Friedrich and Wolfes, Matthias, “Neo-Protestantism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024081>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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