How does the Jewish partner react to the Jews Mission of the pietists form Halle? Based on the extensive hand-written archives from August Hermann Franckes foundation in Halle/Saale, mainly the correspondence of Johann Heinrich Callenberg as leader of the Mission with the missionaries and the supporters of the mission and the Christian devotional and missionary writings is to record this: Apart from the fact that the Jewish people mostly meet with disapproval and mistreatment along the road, do the Jewish reactions that reach us show that they were aware in which spirit the scriptures were written and how they approach to the Jewish partner? Catechistic explanations in the spirit of Christian dogmatism did not receive any attention, nor did the biblical writings about the genesis of the Church, the Acts of the Apostles did not get any mention. There are more references to descriptions of the life of Jesus, but even so they remain marginal. Only the writings of the pietist Johann Müller, especially the 'Light in the evening', received any attention, were accepted and read or discussed among Jewish readers.
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