Philipp Jakob Spener: Educational Ministry Innovator

From: Volume 1, Issue 3: Fall 2004 Pages 99-115


Philipp Jakob Spener (1635-1705) proposed and instituted many practical reforms in a broad range of educational ministries. The historical background and contemporary relevance of Spener's efforts to transform Luther's reformation of doctrine into a reformation of the personal lives of Christians and the corporate life of congregations is examined.



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