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The Resource Serving two masters : Moravian Brethren in Germany and North Carolina, 1727-1801, Elisabeth W. Sommer

Serving two masters : Moravian Brethren in Germany and North Carolina, 1727-1801, Elisabeth W. Sommer

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Serving two masters : Moravian Brethren in Germany and North Carolina, 1727-1801
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Serving two masters
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Moravian Brethren in Germany and North Carolina, 1727-1801
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Elisabeth W. Sommer
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The eighteenth century was a time of significant change in the perception of marriage and family relations, the emphasis of reason over revelation, and the spread of political consciousness. The Unity of the Brethren, known in America as Moravians, experienced the resulting tensions firsthand as they organized their protective religious settlements in Germany. A group of the Brethren who later settled in Salem, North Carolina, experienced the stresses of cultural and generational conflict when its younger members came to think of themselves as Americans. The Moravians who first immigrated to Am
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Religion in the South
Serving two masters : Moravian Brethren in Germany and North Carolina, 1727-1801, Elisabeth W. Sommer
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Serving two masters : Moravian Brethren in Germany and North Carolina, 1727-1801, Elisabeth W. Sommer
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130jqcd
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  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface: Searching for the American Freedom; Introduction: In the Beginning; The Ancient Unity: A Model for Piety; Zinzendorf and the Renewed Unity; The Road to Community; 1. Forming the Ideal: The Development of the Ortsgemeine; The Creation of the ""Baptized Town""; Governing ""God's People""; The Choir System; 2. Order in the Wilderness: The Planting of the Ideal; Planning Paradise; The Salem Ordinances; The Rhythm of Devotion; The System of Discipline; Profiles in Leadership
  • 3. Battling Chaos: Discipline and Declension in the OrtsgemeineThe Question of Declension; The Pull of Family; The Lure of Sex; The Culture of Holiness under Siege; 4. Gambling with God: Revelation, Reason, and the Use of the Lot; Precedents for Lot Use; Zinzendorf and the Lot; The Initial Controversy, 1760-1769; The Controversy Deepens, 1769-1782; The Fruits of Declension, 1782-1789; From Revelation to Reason, 1789-1801; 5. Testing Authority and Defining Freedom: A Tale of Two Continents; The Ideal of Authority; The Environmental Incubators; Methods of Defiance; A Different Kind of Freedom
  • 6. Hands across the Water: The Challenges of a Transatlantic RelationshipThe Ties that Bound; The Ties of Person; Ties of Devotion; Ties of Duty; Straining the Ties; A Sense of Loss; Unity versus Local Need; The Need for Leaders; The Need for Workers; Toward a New Identity; Epilogue: The Shattering of the Ideal; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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