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This research examines the lifestyles and international of Conrad Broske (1660-1713), courtroom Preacher in Offenbach/Mayn. His declare to repute lies in a 10 12 months interval among 1694 and 1704 during which this Marburg-trained pastor grew to become a prolific writer, polemicist and promoter of chiliastic writings, due to a gathering with Thomas Beverley in 1693 and the baptism of a Muslim convert in 1694. Broske lived a fancy lifestyles 'between Sardis and Philadelphia', as a Reformed courtroom preacher and Philadelphian chiliast. His two-sided event was once truly the norm one of the Pietists, together with so-called radicals. existence among paradigms was once the German method of being radical in early glossy instances because of an absence of spiritual toleration in comparison to England and the Netherlands. Broske's tale belongs to the increase of 'Early Evangelicalism' that W.R. Ward has lately mentioned.

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1. Title page of Bröske’s Marburg MA thesis: “De Corporis et Spatii Identitate” (1681). 18 chapter one Life in the Hessen Stipendiatenanstalt in Marburg, 1678–1682 The Hessen Stipendiatenanstalt provided the setting for much of Conrad Bröske’s student experience over his four years in Marburg. Bröske moved in on October 18, 1678. His older brother Ludwig had entered the Anstalt some six years earlier, on October 13th, 1672. ” German universities tended to leave matters of practical daily living and spiritual nurture up to the students.

49 They typically received free lodging, a salary, relief from taxes, and a supply of fuel 45 Bröske, “Brief,” p. 4; Strieder, Grundlage, Vol. 1, pp. , 49–53, 57; Gundlach, Catalogus Professorum Academiae Marburgensis, pp. 24, 25; Niebuhr, Zur Sozialgeschichte der Marburger Professoren, p. 254. 46 Strieder, Grundlage, Vol. 8, pp. 316–324; Gundlach, Catalogus Professorum Academiae Marburgensi, p. 185; Niebuhr, Zur Sozialgeschichte der Marburger Professoren, p. 254. 47 See Strieder, Grundlage, Vol.

18f. 76 Goldschmidt, Johann Konrad Dippel, pp. 62f. 77 Meyer zu Ermgassen, “Tisch und Losament,” pp. 108 n. 42, 191. Meyer zu Ermgassen noted: “Die räumlichen Verhältnisse im Collegium Pomerii (Barfüßerkloster) erleichterten diese Obliegenheit des Ephorus dadurch, daß er einerseits von seiner Wohnung aus den Eingang und die ganze . . hin ausgerichtete Fassade des Stipendiatengebäudes überblicken konnte, zudem ging von dem Flur seiner Wohnung im 1. ” 73 22 chapter one The Oekonomos oversaw the distribution of funds to the scholarship students.

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