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Shakerism, Its Meaning and Message

Anna White

Shakerism, Its Meaning and Message

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages417
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Open LibraryOL7473694M
ISBN 100404084621
ISBN 109780404084622

The interview lasted more than the allotted fifteen minutes. Jesus understood the slow nature of this process and used parables to convey this message. One is correlative of the other. Byeleven settlements with sixteen hundred members were functioning in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshireand Maine.

This method was based on the belief that by observation and with the use of reason, it was possible to discover social and political rules that operated in accordance with laws that were just as binding as those that governed the functioning of the natural world. Prior to that, during the days of the Revolution and the War ofShakers were imprisoned as suspected Tories. Lincoln's letter of thanks for the chair, dated August 8,can be found in the collection of the Shaker Museum and Library, Old Chatham, New York. His in famous slogan, "Cogite intrare! Chapter 11 [1]. They were unique among American religious groups in giving women formal equality with men at every level of religious leadership, and they created a fully integrated subculture that has increasingly come to be viewed with interest and respect.

Thereafter the group entered into a long, slow decline. How does one differentiate between "Winter Shakers" and sincere Shakers, or, between "War Quakers" and committed Quakers, for example? This faith in Reason as an instrument of human deliverance suffered a death blow in the 20th century. The spotlight on Lincoln fits well with the bicentennial year of Lincoln's birth, Come to the rest, the feast, the home, the harmony!


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Shakerism, Its Meaning and Message book

She did not ask for any reimbursement from the Federal government. The only Christians who spoke out against the Crusades were "heretics" like the Albigensians, who preached that those clergymen and laymen who encouraged the Crusaders to go off to battle, were themselves guilty of murder.

Quaker moral philosopher Jonathan Dymond in his work Essays on the Principles of Morality promoted an early form of civil noncompliance, foreshadowing Henry Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" printed in and William Lloyd Garrison's Non-Resistance Society founded in By mid, Elizur Goodrich was drawn to the preachings of the Shaker leader, Mother Ann Leedespite the new religion's requirements of celibacy and confession of sins.

As a new, practical and living sense is found in the terms resurrection, regeneration, so do the followers of Mother Ann Lee learn from her a new rendering of this old theologic term, which is at-one-ment. Their emphasis on the "simplicity" of good behavior and "use" of things in a practical way were their attempt to live "unworldly" values and live on a higher moral plane.

Lincoln's letter of thanks for the chair, dated August 8,can be found in the collection of the Shaker Museum and Library, Old Chatham, New York.

He is trained how to kill his enemy, not how to "lay down his life. The North Family's Great Stone Barn, built in and listed on the World Monuments Fundis undergoing a large-scale stabilization and restoration throughwith Phase 1 being completed in November of that year.

A small percentage of Quakers were involved with the Underground Railroad. This communication was the last that Engels had with Marx, who died soon after.

And whosoever does not bear his cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. Come to purity, truth and love! Another international and influential peace society was Elihu Burritt's League of Universal Brotherhood founded in The word Reason is capitalized because men believed that the use of Reason would redeem the world.

Every soul is subject for the spiritual resurrection to eternal life, by obedience to Christian principles; thus, and thus only, may it inherit eternal soul life.

The Greek letters chi and rho, the first two letters of Christ's name.

Lucy Wright

Today there is only one Shaker community left, in New Gloucester, Maine. This judgment is initiated by the voluntary confession of all the confessant's sins to God, in the presence of a Christ witness, who likewise has confessed all sin.

This social gospel of Christ echoes the prophetic message of Isaiah: "Remove the chains of oppression and the yoke of injustice and let the oppressed go free The first Federal draft in the United States was established through congressional legislation on March 3, Richmond NumberShakerism, Its Meaning and Message: Embracing an Historical Account, Statement of Belief and Spiritual Experience of the Church from Its Rise to the Present Day by Anna White (Goodreads Author), Leila Sarah Taylor (Creator)/5.

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One story is related in the Shaker book, Shakerism: Its Meaning and Message () by Anna White and Leila S. Taylor, concerning the visit of Evans with fellow Elder Benjamin Gates to the White House seeking a full exemption from military service for drafted Shaker men. The second story is about a chair that the New Lebanon, New York, Shakers.

Excerpts from: “Shakerism, Its Meaning and Message” Chapter XV.

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as to the male and female in Christ. As the Gospel of Christ, revealed in the life and teachings of Mother Ann Lee, is based on the truth of an Eternal Father-Mother, those born of the Spirit are of one family, brothers and sisters, children of Divine Parentage.

The following reading list of books and publications includes books that are out of print and only available through public libraries.

Books marked with an asterisk (*) are available for sale at the Hancock Shaker Village Museum Store. Books can be purchased at the store, or ordered via phone at ()ext. High School and above. Examples of "shakerism"-- White, Anna and Leila S. Taylor. "Shakerism: Its Meaning and Message" (Columbus, Ohio: ).Dyer, Mary M., Shakerism Exposed,Dartmouth Press (Hanover, N.H.), 32 pp.

Reference From Karen Wickliff

Bates eventually walked several thousand miles across Kentucky and the Midwest in the interests of advancing Shakerism.: Davis was much influenced by Swedenborg and by the Shakers, who reprinted.