3 edition of concise history of the United Society of Believers called Shakers. found in the catalog.
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The Shakers’ quest was to create a working Heaven on Earth during what they believed to be the time of the second reign of the Christ spirit, as foretold in the Bible and in basic Christian millennial philosophy. Their official name is the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing. They called themselves the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, but because of their ecstatic dancing the world called them the Shakers. alongside American history.
Around midcentury, when it appeared that the United Society was passing completely from the scene, the first stirrings of a new chapter in Shakerism’s story were felt. The signal event was the publication in of Edward Deming Andrews’s monographThe People Called Shakers. This modest-sized volume, which told in charming and sympathetic. The first general history of the Shakers, from their origins in 18th-century England to the present day. Drawing on written and oral testimony by Shakers over the past two centuries, Stein offers a full and often revisionist account of the movement. 57 illustrations.
3. For a history of Shakerism in the last half century, see Stephen J. Stein, The Shaker Experience in America: A History of the United Society of Believers (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), The Sabbathday Lake Shakers publish The Shaker Quarterly and assist with a newsletter entitled The Clarion, published by the Friends ofthe. Taking a look at the development of the influential Shaker style provides inspiration for the modern home. History. The United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing was a large group of English Quakers that would come to be called Shakers due to their distinctive movement during worship.
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The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, more commonly known as the Shakers, are a millenarian nontrinitarian restorationist Christian sect founded circa in England and then organized in the United States in the s. They were initially known as "Shaking Quakers" because of their ecstatic behavior during worship services.
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A Concise History Of The United Society Of Believers Called Shakers (). The United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, commonly known as the Shakers, was a Protestant sect founded in England in The French Camisards and the Quakers, two Protestant denominations, both contributed to the formation of Shaker beliefs.
The French Camisards originated in southern France during the 17th century. Get this from a library. A concise history of the United Society of Believers called Shakers. [Charles Edson Robinson]. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by the author, East Canterbury, N.H., under title: A concise history of the United Society of Believers called Shakers.
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Based on the revelations of Ann Lee and her vision of the heavenly kingdom to come, Shaker teaching emphasized simplicity, celibacy, and work. Full text of "A concise history of the United Society of Believers called Shakers" See other formats. The Shaker village at Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester, Maine, has been in operation sincewhen it was founded by a group of Shaker missionaries.
The United Society of Believers. The Shakers are another religious group with whom the Friends are sometimes mistaken for. The Shakers (officially the United Society of Believers. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.
The People Called Shakers (Paperback) by. Edward Deming Andrews (shelved 2 times as shakers) A History of the United Society of Believers (Paperback) by.
Stephen J. Stein. The Shaker story provides fascinating insight into early American history, religion and culture. The Shakers trace their beginnings to Manchester, England, in They called themselves The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing and soon became known as Shakers because of the trembling, whirling, and shaking they engaged in during ecstatic worship services.
As Millennialists. The founder of the Shakers, Ann Lee, was a blacksmith’s daughter and a mill hand in Manchester, England.
Looking for a more personal and emotional religion than the official Church of England, in she joined a group called the Wardley Society that had left the Quakers. National Public Radio Article: Simple Gifts: the Shaker Way to Cooking; National Public Radio “All Things Considered” Program Audio: Last Shaker Community Maps Out Future by Charlotte Albright; American Music Preservation - Shaker Music History; Electronic Book: A Concise History of the United Society of Believers Called Shakers.
The Shakers: Hands to Work, Hearts to God: The History and Visions of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing from to the Present. New York: Apeture, Evans, Frederick William. First Shaker settlement, Watervliet, NY- Internet Archive- from A concise History of the United Society of Believers Called Shakers by Charles Edson Robinson Group of Shakers- from the New York Public Library Digital Collections Book/Journal Source(s) Lippy, Charles, and Peter Williams, Encyclopedia of Religion in America.
Washington, D.C. Shakers. A concise history of the United Society of Believers called Shakers () Shakers of Ohio: fugitive papers concerning the Shakers of Ohio, with unpublished manuscripts () A Bibliography of Shaker Literature; Archaeology.
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The first book to cover all Shakerdom from the s to the s, this work of scholarship will also prove accessible to the nonspecialist.
Stein (religious studies, Indiana Univ.) offers a Read full review. Buy The Shaker Experience in America: A History of the United Society of Believers New Ed by Stein, Stephen J (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Reviews: 7. They called themselves the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, but because of their ecstatic dancing, the world called them Shakers.The Shakers of Canterbury also had laborsaving inventions of their own, which contributed greatly to their economy.
The Canterbury Shakers patented a washing machine, an accomplishment that was recognized by mainstream society in the form of a gold medal at the Centennial Exposition in Music was an important part of Shaker life at Canterbury.Download A Summary View Of The Millennial Church Or United Society Of Believers Commonly Called Shakers full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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