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By Norbert Finzsch, Ursula Lehmkuhl

ISBN-10: 1859736793

ISBN-13: 9781859736791

Atlantic Communications examines the advance of communications know-how and its influence on German-American kinfolk from the 17th to the 20th century. How used to be various media used or abused politically? How did the constitution and strategy of Atlantic communique switch? How did universal social spheres emerge? and the way was once this improvement prompted by way of the methods and technique of Atlantic conversation? Media mentioned comprises speech, the telegraph, newspapers, and the relocating photo. How was once wisdom concerning the different aspect of the Atlantic produced? How did the habit of media firms range in Germany and the us? How did they adapt definite parts from one tradition to a different? in line with interdisciplinary learn integrating media stories and old research, this ebook is an cutting edge old method of German-American family members seen as a part of the communications procedure of the Atlantic international.

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The second covenant central to Puritan life was the Church covenant that all members of a local congregation signed. ” New Englanders believed that the Church covenant rested on “the Word” and was essential for keeping their faith pure. ”18 Thus, the church covenant served as a constant reminder that the saints subscribed to the authority of God’s Word, especially as preached by those called especially for that sacred task. Church covenants did not, however, protect Puritans from spiritual indifference or even decline within their own ranks.

60 Preferring order to enthusiasm, Hempstead remained an Old Light although at least one of his sons was a New Light. Farmer and carpenter, Nathan Cole, from Kensington, Connecticut had a very different assessment of the New Lights and became one of their most zealous followers. His response to George Whitefield’s preaching at Middletown stands in stark contrast to Hempstead’s reaction to Davenport, and the difference has more to do with the individuals than with the itinerants. Hempstead listened with a critical ear that weighed Davenport’s performance against a traditional standard and found Davenport wanting.

47 His next transition represented his greatest geographical reach. 48 31 Frank Lambert With that breathless sweep, the editor made the revival coextensive with the British Empire. Prince also extended the revival’s temporal reach by interpreting it as an extension of German Pietism, an evangelical movement begun in the late seventeenth century. He first noted that Pietists in Rotterdam had recognized the Scottish revival as a genuine Work of God and had translated the Scottish revival narrative into Dutch.

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