(17571825). B. Malmö, Swed.; educ. Lund; ordained 1780; served parishes in S Swed.; influenced by Ger. Pietism; noted preacher and catechist; emphasized psychology; held that an enlightened intellect affects the will; stressed the need to interpret the Word of God correctly. Students at Lund started a movement called Schartauanism; it spread through Lund and into Gothenburg. See also Sweden, Lutheranism in, 4.
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