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Pfarrerinnen- und Pfarrergebetsbund (PGB) (Clergy Prayer Association)
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The Pfarrerinnen- und Pfarrergebetsbund (PGB) was founded in Halle in 1913, predominantly under the influence of pastors from the Community Movement (E. Modersohn, W. Michaelis, Alfred Christlieb, son of T. Christlieb, who was professor of practical theology and co-founder of the Gnadauer Verband), in order to stimulate the momentum of Pietism in the ordained ministry. Its tasks are the strengthening of personal and corporate spirituality, further development of theology (through conferences to which families are invited, and through the bi-monthly journal The…

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Winkler, Eberhard, “Pfarrerinnen- und Pfarrergebetsbund (PGB) (Clergy Prayer Association)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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