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Awakening, Revival Movement.

The Christian awakening (Ger. Erweckung) in reaction against the Enlightenment* and other factors adverse to Christianity was felt in RCm and some E chs. but after 1750 was most evident in Protestantism and led to a widespread revival movement. See also Clemen, Ferdinand; Finland, Lutheranism in, 4; Great Awakening in England and America; Pietism; Revivals, 2.

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