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Evangelische Humiliatenorden (the Evangelical Order of Humiliati) is a German High Church Lutheran religious order, founded in 1921.

The foundation of the Humiliatenorden was inspired by Friedrich Heiler.[1] It is similar to a third order with temporal vows. The order is Lutheran in its accentuation of sola gratia, while it is Catholic in its position on the sacrament and the church.[2] In 1946, under the direction of Abbot Richard Walter, the Order was "placed completely in the services of the Una Sancta idea",[3] working for Lutheran - Roman Catholic ecumenism.


  1. ^ (German) "Diese 1921 gegründete Gemeinschaft geht auf Impulse Freidrich Heilers zurück"
  2. ^ Meland, Bernard E. (1933). "Friedrich Heiler and the High Church Movement in Germany". The Journal of Religion. University of Chicago Press. 13 (2): 139–49. ISSN 1549-6538. JSTOR 1196857 – via JSTOR. (Registration required (help)). 
  3. ^ Swidler, Leonard J.: The Ecumenical Vanguard: The History of the Una Sancta Movement Archived 2007-08-13 at the Wayback Machine.