- A movement during the 17th century that aimed at a more individual and sentimental experience of faith, in opposition to what was felt to be rigidity in the Calvinist church. This kind of Puritanism can be compared with later pietism. Repre sentatives of this movement were Gijsbert Voetand Anna Maria van Schurman (Schuurman).See also Reformation.
Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands. EdwART. 2012.
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