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James Craig (1818-1899). Judenmissionar - Evangelist - Gemeindegründer

Railton, Nicholas M. (2013) James Craig (1818-1899). Judenmissionar - Evangelist - Gemeindegründer. Matthiesen Verlag. Husum. 320 pp ISBN 978-3-7868-5503-3 [Book (authored)]

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Though today largely unknown in the country of his birth James Craig had a considerable impact in the north of Germany in the second half of the nineteenth century. He established a church for Jewish converts in Hamburg, which is still functioning today, and was a pioneer of the holiness movement in Schleswig-Holstein. Craig’s outreach work as well as his tract and Bible distribution all over the continent of Europe are discussed and analysed. The nature of Craig’s interest in the Jewish people and his ecclesiology, seen against the backdrop of Hamburg Lutheran orthodoxy and rapid social change in an urban environment, is meticulously and rigorously examined. In the conclusion Craig’s achievements are placed into the wider context of the religious history of Germany.

Item Type:Book (authored)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of Modern Languages
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute > Modern Languages
Arts and Humanities Research Institute
ID Code:28196
Deposited By: Dr Nick Railton
Deposited On:18 Dec 2013 20:26
Last Modified:18 Dec 2013 20:26

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