Kevorkian, Tanya: Baroque Piety: Religion, Society, & Music in Leipzig, 1650–1750 (Ashgate Books) Hardback


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Contents: Introduction; Part I Congregants' Everyday Practices: The experience of the service; Seating the religious public: church pews and society. Part II The Producers: The clergy, the city council, and Leipzig inhabitants; Elites in and beyond Leipzig: the Dresden court and the consistories; Leipzig's cantors: status, politics and the adiaphora. Part III The Pietist Alternative: Sociability and religious protest: the collegia pietatatis of 1689–1690; The Pietist shadow network. Part IV The Construction Boom and Beyond: Social change and religious life; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.