Christianopolis has 12 ratings and 2 reviews. the little known Utopia created by German theologian and scholar JOHANN VALENTIN ANDREAE (). Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Christianopolis is the little known Utopia created by German theologian and scholar JOHANN VALENTIN ANDREAE ().

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About Johann Valentin Christiqnopolis. Andreae was a prominent member of the Protestant utopian movement which began in Germany and spread across northern Europe and into Britain under the mentorship of Samuel Hartlib and John Amos Comenius.

In he planned a “Unio Christiana”. Andreae was a pious, orthodox Lutheran theologian who probably had nothing at all to do with adreae two great manifestoes of this so-called “secret” society—the Fama fraternitatis or the Confessio fraternitatis His lifelong commitment appears to have been to found a Societas Christiana or utopian learned brotherhood of those dedicated to a spiritual life, in the hope that they would initiate a second Reformation.

Rebecca marked it as to-read Oct 04, Inhe became preacher at the court and councillor of the consistory Konsistorialrat in Stuttgartandteae he advocated a fundamental church reform.

Jamie marked it as to-read Sep 28, A mysterious figure associated with alchemy, Kabbalah, Rosicrucianism, and other philosophical esoterica of the 17th century, Andreae published this intriguing guide to his “perfect” society in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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Christianopolis: An Ideal of the 17th Century

Common terms and phrases affairs Andreae’s Atlantis Bacon bear boast body Calw Campanella Chap chapter Chris Christ Christian Christianopolis chrisstianopolis citizens Civitas Civitas Solis Comenius Comenius’s consider death Descriptio desire divine Dury duties earth easily England especially evil fact faith Fama Fama Fraternitatis favor Felsenburg flesh former Francis Bacon friends give given Gott greatest Hartlib heaven Hence highest Holy honor human ideal individual inhabitants investigation island Joachim Jungius Johann Valentin Andreae John Dury knowledge language laws ansreae literature live look marriage matters ment mentioned mind Mohrke morals nature ness chrlstianopolis Nova Solyma parents piety practical praise prayers principles pupils reference reform religion religious republic Robinsonade Royal Society sacred Samuel Hartlib Satan secret Sevarambes soul speak spirit Sprat strangers teach theosophy things tianopolis tion truth Utopia virtues Weckherlin whole words youth.

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Views Read Edit View history. The founders were inspired by both Baconian belief in experimental science and by Andreae’s tracts. Celia marked it as to-read Aug 04, Johannes Valentinus Andreae a. Cosimo Books added it Jan 12, The threats of heresy charges posed by rigid religious authorities Protestant and Catholic and a scholastic intellectual climate often forced these activists to hide behind fictional secret societies and write anonymously in support of their ideas, while claiming access to “secret ancient wisdom”.


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Preview — Christianopolis chirstianopolis Johann Valentin Andreae. Esteban Cordero rated it did not like it Nov 05, Deneault marked it as to-read Mar 26, Fursure marked it as to-read Oct 16, An Ideal of the 17th Century.


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His writings and efforts provided a potent stimulus to Protestant intellectuals at the beginning of the seventeenth century, and chdistianopolis appears to have inspired the foundation of The Unio Christiana which was established in Nuremberg during by a few patricians and churchmen under the impetus of Johannes Saubert the Elder.

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Johannes Valentinus Andreae

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Inhe assumed direction of the monasterial school Bebenhausen; inhe became abbot of the evangelical monasterial school of Adelberg. A mysterious figure associated with alchemy, Kabbalah, Rosicrucianism Pondering the characteristics of Utopias and constructing theoretical examples of them has been an intellectual exercise to thrill thinkers at least since the time of Plato’s Republic.

Kat marked it as to-read Mar 07, Informed by a rigid brand of Christian socialism, Christianopolis also features a high regard for teachers, and approaches the world from both a scientific and artistic perspective.