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Sketches of Shakers and Shakerism

Giles B. Avery

Sketches of Shakers and Shakerism

synopsis of theology of United Society of Believers in Christ"s Second Appearing.

by Giles B. Avery

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Published by Weed, Parsons & Co., printers in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakers.,
  • Shakers -- Doctrines.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMacLean, J. P. 1848-1939, former owner., Mace, Aurelia Gay, 1835-1910, former owner., Shaker Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX9771 .A9 1883
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL487331M
    LC Control Number98217043


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[Giles B Avery; J P MacLean; Anita Newcomb McGee; Shaker Collection (Library of Congress)]. Sketches of Shakers and Shakerism: synopsis of theology of United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing.

Books shelved as shakers: The Outsider by Ann H. Gabhart, A Simple Murder by Eleanor Kuhns, The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart, Like the Willow Tree: The D. Sketches of Shakers and Shakerism: synopsis of theology of United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing / (Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., printers, ), by Giles B.

Avery (page images at HathiTrust) The divine afflatus: a force in history. (Shirley, Mass.: The United Society, ), by Daniel Fraser (page images at HathiTrust). American communities: brief sketches of Economy, Zoar, Bethel, Aurora, Amana, Icaria, the Shakers, Oneida, Wallingford, and the Brotherhood of the new life Paperback – 5/5(1).

The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, commonly known as the Shakers, followed Mother Ann Lee to the United States in when life in England became difficult. In the United States, they established several colonies whose governing principals included celibacy and agrarian communal living.

Even at its peak, however, Shakerism claimed only about 4, members. Anti-Shakerism refers to negative attitudes concerning the Shakers. At their peak in popularity in the first half of the 19th century in the United States, the Shakers had approximately 4, members.

As ofthe Shakers currently have at least two active members. Few or no religious or ethnic groups have fewer members than the Shakers.

Richard McNemar (20 November – 15 September ) was a Presbyterian-turned-Shaker preacher, revivalist preacher, writer, and a historian of the early nineteenth century. He published the Shakers’ first printed bound book and is considered by historians as the father of Shaker literature.

He started the Shaker colonies of Union Village Shaker settlement in Ohio and Shaker village of Born: 20 NovemberTuscarora, Pennsylvania. In this complement to his book Shaker Village Views, Robert P. Emlen identifies and explicates every known engraving or lithograph that pictured the Shakers in the years of their greatest prosperity and before photography became popular in Shaker communities.

Many of these images are reproduced here for the first time. Isaac N. Youngs, the scribe and historian for the New Lebanon, New York, Church Family of Shakers, preserved a great deal of information on the era of manifestations, which Shakers referred to as Mother Ann's Work, in his Domestic Journal, his diary, Sketches of Visions, and his history, A Concise View of the Church of God.

The first book published in the series is entitled ‘The Outsider’. It was released in the year by the Revell publication. The main character introduced by author Gabhart in this novel is Gabrielle Hope.

At the start of the book, Garbielle Hope is introduced as a content lady, who had devoted her life in the service of her community. Gabrielle Hope and her mother joined the Harmony Hill Shaker community in The community promised stability and devotion that Gabrielle wholeheartedly embraced.

But when a local doctor must be brought into Harmony Hill from the outside, he sets into motion a chain of events that will challenge Gabrielles loyalty to the Shakers.

As she falls deeper into a forbidden love for this man of the /5(32). An introduction to the book and to the Shakers gives these photographs context, but the remainder of the book is given over to images, with only short captions.

These photos truly do speak volumes though and cover a wide area, from early village stereographs, to the popular Shaker postcards, to architecture, activities, products, and others. The Shakers, once a radical religious sect whose members were despised and harassed by their fellow Americans, have in recent years become celebrated--and sentimentalized--for their communal way of life, the simplicity of their worship, their belief in celibacy, pacifism, and equality of the sexes, and not least, their superb furniture and handicrafts.

Shaker Compendium - Chapters 1 through 3 of the on-line reproduction of the entire book produced in by the Shakers of that era. Included in this book are Chapters dealing with Shaker History, Shaker Settlements, Shaker Membership Requirements, Shaker Beliefs, Shaker Doctrines and Biographies of early Shaker Leaders.

Section 2 of 4. The entire text of a small book of the Origin, History, Principles, Rules and Regulations, Government, and Doctrines of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing — Originally published by the Shakers in Shakerism, Its Meaning and Message Excerpts on the subjects of the Shaker's beliefs and teaching including the.

The Art of the Shakers: Shaker Furniture The presence of the art of the Shakers in the world of design is not undeserved, but it is nonetheless strange. Strange but true: Some of the most enduringly popular American antique furniture was made not by a single designer, but by a group of people who believed in communal living - and no sex.

Shakerism was a faith that encouraged an intense inner life. But it had another even more powerful dimension, the commitment to the communal life, to what the Shakers called Union.

And this was achieved most deeply when all Believers in the community gathered in. The Word Shaker in The Book Thief. When Liesel looks over the pages of the sketchbook that houses The Word Shaker, she sees many sketches the 'shakers' were the ones who knew the power of. The Architecture of the Shakers is a book for all those who wish to learn more about these remarkable buildings and how the rich cultural legacy of the Shakers continues to resonate within them.

The Establishment of Shakerism in America: 2: Meeting Houses: The Standardization of Worship: 3: cat sketches by Michael Korda Brand: Countryman Press, The.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : The Shakers is a documentary film directed by Tom Davenport and produced by Davenport and Frank DeCola.

It studies the last dozen remaining Shakers in their communities, focusing on their daily lives, music, and spirituality, as well as containing Shaker history and interviews with Shakers.

It received positive reviews from critics, and won a Blue Ribbon at the American Film FestivalDirected by: Tom Davenport. Lincoln’s Chair: The Shakers and Their Quest for Peace by Anita Sanchez (review) Marc A.

Rhorer Ohio Valley History, Vol Number 2, Summerpp. (Review) Published by The Filson Historical Society and Cincinnati Museum Center For additional information about this article.

Bathrick, “ A Roll from beloved Mother Hannah to the Sisters who are called to labor in the lot of Physicians ” (VIII.A), 1 Aug.WRHS; Bathrick, “ A Roll from Sally Myrick directed to the Ministry Elders Brethren and Sisters ” (V1II.A), 5 Aug.WRHS; Bathrick, “ A Little Book from Pontius Pilate to the Children Cited by: 1.

The individual's personal experience of God was what mattered to the Shakers, not dogma or written theory. Shakerism, over the course of years, has proven to be a dynamic, changing religion, while the basic beliefs remained intact. Their catechism perhaps can best be read in the artifacts they have left us.

Full text of "American communities: brief sketches of Economy, Zoar, Bethel, Aurora, Amana, Icaria, the Shakers, Oneida, Wallingford, and the Brotherhood of the new life" See other formats. Finding Aid to Shaker Collection, This collection of manuscripts and publications touches all aspects of the Shaker way of life.

In addition to the better known Shaker principles – celibacy and separation from the world – it also includes information on their beliefs and actions regarding pacifism, charitableness, equality of sexes, and sanctity of labor.

In my current research, I’ve been searching for sources that reveal how and why western settlers converted to Shakerism during the years following the Great Revival (–).The Shakers kept detailed records of all sorts, but most were written by the leaders of the sect. Few rank-and-file believers described their experiences, especially during the critical early years of the Shakers.

“Young believers” were those Shakers who converted in the West, while eastern Shakers were referred to as “old believers.” Wright [McNemar], Memorial of the Labors, The first meeting occurred on 6 December Ibid., 13– This meeting took place on 1 Cited by: 6.

Shakerism spread through New England and west and south to Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. By the s, the Shakers were at the height of their popularity, with more than 4, Believers living in. Shakers (illustrator).

8vo. later cloth, paper cover label. 62, (2) pages. A catalogue of more than entries, with several black-and-white plates throughout. Minor wear, stamp of previous owner on top of. Shakerism, Its Meaning and Message - a book produced in by the Shakers of that era.

Without music. "Evidently published without a title page and bound up from sheets in the printing office with no attempt of regularity. It is evidently the work of Richard McNe[m]ar, and was probably printed at Westervelt [i.e.

Watervliet] Ohio, about " -- Typescript mounted on 1st leaf in LC copy. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. The second part of the book is an illustrated fable called The Word Shaker, and Death recreates the pages.

The story begins with Hitler discovering the power of words, and then deciding to use words to rule the world. In the story, words grow like seeds, and soon Hitler grows huge forests that drop words into people's brains as they pass by on a conveyer belt.

Rachel Urquhart's debut novel, The Visionist, is based in real life: the Visionists were young Shaker girls who began to suffer mysterious fits one.

The Shakers (the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing) are a religious sect that began as an off-shoot of Protestantism in England in the mids. Escaping persecution, the Shaker's founder, Mother Ann Lee, and eight followers immigrated to the United States in and settled in Watervliet, New York, north of Albany.

A good basic and early overview of the Shakers from a world’s author. Hinds, William. American Communities: Brief Sketches of Economy, Zoar, Bethel, Aurora, Amana, Icaria, the Shakers, Oneida, Wallingford, and the Brotherhood of the New Life (Oneida, N.Y., ).

Hinds visited several communal groups to gather information for his “brief.