Baron von Bunsen in Basel - in the middle of 1840

from A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1, page 574:

Letter from Bunsen to his wife, The Hotel Baur, Zurich: 5th July, 1840 - The ancient popular customs of congregational and family worship have been renewed and practised in the first instance by those called Pietists, which are the Methodists of Germany, as Zinzendorf and Spangenberg answer to Wesley and Whitfield ; the meetings and societies established by them are gradually discarding the signs of separation and peculiarity, and the movement will gradually subside into general and popular feeling ; but as yet is met with a spirit of more freedom outside the German limits. The meeting …   more >>

cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, A Memoir of Baron Bunsen Volume 1 (London, 1868), p. 574. accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: Basel


Baron von Bunsen
Diplomat, scholar, diplomat, Theologian

Listening to

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Will the day break in the East? performed by Public in attendance on the first day of the festival at Basle, Festival Ensemble of the Festival of the Sound

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of 1840
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by Gill on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:31:35 +0100
Approved on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 10:02:01 +0100