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Studies in medieval and reformation traditions

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This section of the book Between Sardis and Philadelphia presents a list of studies in medieval and Reformation traditions. The book examines the life and world of Conrad Bröske (1660-1713), Court Preacher to Count Johann Philipp II in Offenbach/Mayn. Bröske's claim to fame lies in a ten year period between 1694 and 1704 in which this staid Reformed pastor came to espouse with increasing vigour the conviction that, rightly understood, Revelation chapters two and three teach that the Church of Sardis, the age of the Reformation, would soon be superceded by the Philadelphian Church, the millennial age.

Keywords: Church of Sardis; Conrad Bröske; Count Johann Philipp II; Court Preacher; medieval traditions; Philadelphian Church; Reformation traditions



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