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  • In one aspect Montanism is the central reaction of the primitive Christian enthusiasm against the forces which were transforming its character.
  • Montanism sought to form a new Christian commonwealth which, separated from the Jerusalem from above, and its establishment in the spot which by the direction of the Spirit had been chosen in Phrygia.
  • Montanism also brought these apocalyptic expectations into discredit in orthodox ecclesiastical circles.
  • This conflict, moreover, brought Ultra montanism the enormous advantage that, even after the abolition of the May Laws, it had still left to it a well-disciplined press, an admirable organization, and a network of interests and interested parties; and all these combined to make the Centrum the strongest and the most influential political party in Germany for the remainder of the 19th century.
  • Being unable to reconcile incompatibles, he broke with the church and became the most powerful representative of Montanism in the West.

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