Anxiety, Affect, and the Performance of Feelings in Radical Pietism: Towards a Topography of Religious Feelings in Denmark-Norway in the Early Enlightenment

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Anxiety, Affect, and the Performance of Feelings in Radical Pietism : Towards a Topography of Religious Feelings in Denmark-Norway in the Early Enlightenment. / Engelhardt, Juliane.

I: Eighteenth Century Studies, Bind 52, Nr. 2, 01.2019, s. 245-261.

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Engelhardt, J 2019, 'Anxiety, Affect, and the Performance of Feelings in Radical Pietism: Towards a Topography of Religious Feelings in Denmark-Norway in the Early Enlightenment', Eighteenth Century Studies, bind 52, nr. 2, s. 245-261.

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Engelhardt, J. (2019). Anxiety, Affect, and the Performance of Feelings in Radical Pietism: Towards a Topography of Religious Feelings in Denmark-Norway in the Early Enlightenment. Eighteenth Century Studies, 52(2), 245-261.

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Engelhardt J. Anxiety, Affect, and the Performance of Feelings in Radical Pietism: Towards a Topography of Religious Feelings in Denmark-Norway in the Early Enlightenment. Eighteenth Century Studies. 2019 jan;52(2):245-261.

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Engelhardt, Juliane. / Anxiety, Affect, and the Performance of Feelings in Radical Pietism : Towards a Topography of Religious Feelings in Denmark-Norway in the Early Enlightenment. I: Eighteenth Century Studies. 2019 ; Bind 52, Nr. 2. s. 245-261.

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