Romanticism: Philosophical and literary movement of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries that emphasized spontaneous feeling and individual freedom in reaction against the *rationalism of the *Enlightenment. In *theology Romanticism had significant influence on Friedrich *Schleiermacher.
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