Why rulers promote a pietistic form of Christianity

print Pietism was a movement which originated in the late 17th century. Pietists believe Christianity or God’s Law has no place for the governance of society. They view involvement in pubic policy matters to be “unspiritual.” They believe Christianity should be only a private and personal matter. By Matt Trewhella Pietism was developed amongst the Lutherans, impacted the Calvinists, and became prevalent amongst the Baptists. Pietism went on to infect every area of Christianity. Present day American Christianity is Pietism. So how did Pietism gain such a place of prominence throughout not only America, but all of Western Civilization? Phillip … Continue reading Why rulers promote a pietistic form of Christianity