Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

“A SOURCE OF PRAISE”: THE WANDERINGS OF A DEVOTIONAL BOOK

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

In 1761, right before she died in childbirth, Charlotte Nebel, née Rambach, wife of a Lutheran pastor in Worms, Germany, completed a collection of meditations on the Passion of Christ. After her death, her husband, Henrich Nebel memorialized her by publishing her poetry, essays, and meditations. Her works show the influence of her famous father, Johann Jakob Rambach, a leading figure in Pietism and that of Nikolaus von Zinzendorf, and his emphasis on the Passion of Christ. Especially the meditations, entitled Der große Versöhnungstag (The Great Day of Atonement), had a wider appeal in Germany, in other places across the globe, in other languages, in other centuries. As will be shown, its long journey to other continents exemplified a combination of reader satisfaction, religious migration, and personal initiative. Every step in its long publication and republication process further exemplified the political and religious circumstances of the time. This article analyzes the trajectory across time and place and religious persuasions, until its most recent publication in 2009.

10.1163/9789401208116_007
/content/books/b9789401208116s007
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Migration and Religion — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation