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Ephrata Commune

Eg Alderfer

Ephrata Commune

by Eg Alderfer

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History - U.S.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9716176M
    ISBN 10082294801X
    ISBN 109780822948018

    Lookup People, Phone Numbers, Addresses & More in Ephrata, WA. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. We use cookies on this site to enhance the visitor experience. By using this site, you agree to this use. Learn more. Got It × We use cookies on this site to enhance the visitor experience.   In , E.G. Alderfer published, “The Ephrata Commune: An Early American Counter Culture”. This book was written in a modern academic style, but the great majority of its evidence comes from Sachse, and other authors that took him at his word.

    Commune: Book 2 is a remarkable read, and even manages to improve on the solid first book in the series. And that's a tall order, as that one came charging out of the gates as a fresh, thoughtful take on the post-apaclyptic theme by rookie author Joshua Gayou/5. Title ; The Ephrata commune: an early American counterculture ; Date ; ; Identifier ; ; Extent ; xiii, p. ; 24 cm. Place of Publication.

    Background. Beissel was born in Eberbach in Germany, and came to Pennsylvania, USA in Beissel had arrived in America with the intention of joining the commune of hermits founded by Johannes Kelpius, but Kelpius had died in Beissel met with one of Kelpius' associates, Conrad Matthaei, who became his principal spiritual confidant. Ephrata in Pensylvanien: Drucks und verlags der brüderschafft, The Martyrs’ Mirror was the single largest tome published in colonial America. Its purpose was to relate the lives of Christian martyrs from the time of Christ to , with emphasis after the Reformation on Protestants who suffered persecution for their faith.


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The s Ephrata commune was world famous and the ideas taught there spread far and wide. Interestingly, Emma lived in the town founded by George Rapp, who had studied Emanuel Swedenborg, who taught that marriage with sex continued in heaven.

Rapp taught celibacy, however. He was a prophet and had a member commune at Economy, Pennsylvania Cited by: 9. Tells of the founding and subsequent history of Ephrata, a mystical religious community that flourished in eastern Pennsylvania in the mid-eighteenth century.

Its leader, Conrad Beissel, a German Pietist who came to America in seeking spiritual peace and solitude. Settled in Lancaster County, his talents and charisma attracted other German settlers who shared his vision of a community 3/5(1). The Ephrata Commune went on to become one of the most successful experiments in Ephrata Commune book living in American history, renowned for its prolific printing press, its unique choral music, and its beautiful illuminated manuscripts decorated in Fraktur, an ornate style of German calligraphy.

In this article, I will recount the story of Conrad Beissel. Download PDF The Ephrata Commune book full free. The Ephrata Commune available for download and read online in other formats. If you are looking for a good book on Ephrata, Jeff Bach's "Voices of the Turtledoves" is the best. Aldefer's book is a lot more affordable on Amazon, but then, you get what you pay for.

The s Ephrata commune was world famous and the ideas taught there spread far and wide. Interestingly, Emma lived in the town founded by George Rapp /5. Johannes Senseman settled in the Ephrata area in the early s. Byhis son, John Senseman and John Jr., operated a gristmill, one of five Cloister-owned mills that dotted the Cocalico.

Ephrata Cloister is one of 26 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trail of History. For more information or to request a free page visitor guide, visit or phone toll free 1. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Ironically, it was the followers' strict adherence to celibacy that kept the commune from re-populating after the outbreak of typhoid, thus leading to the eventual abandonment of Ephrata. Inthe last four followers incorporated themselves into the German Seventh Day Baptist Church, closing the book on Ephrata's period as a commune.

Since its start inthe Historic Ephrata Cloister has attracted visitors fascinated by the community’s unique lifestyle that allowed the creation of incredible architecture, original music, significant publications, and remarkable art.

Olivia Schlinkman, 14, of Ephrata, left, Jacey Varner, 14, of Reamstown, center, and year-old Amanda Shirk, of New Holland look try to decipher the writing on gravestones at Ephrata Cloister. the ephrata martyrs mirror Download the ephrata martyrs mirror or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the ephrata martyrs mirror book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. ||An Early American Counterculture|Tells of the founding and subsequent history of Ephrata, a mystical religious community that flourished in eastern Pennsylvania in the mid-eighteenth century.

Its leader, Conrad Beissel, a German Pietist who came to America in seeking spiritual peace and solitude. Settled in Lancaster County, his talents and charisma attracted other German. Purpose of Project The Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Community was a religious community, established in by Johann Conrad Beissel at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Ephrata Cloister was a protestant monastic community of celibate Brothers and Sisters supported by a married congregation who lived near the settlement. The Ephrata Commune: An Early American Counterculture [E.G.

Alderfer]. Tells of the founding and subsequent history of Ephrata, a mystical religious community that flourished in eastern Pennsylvania in the mid-eighteenth century. Its leader, Conrad B. Ephrata Cloister. Discover the religious community of Ephrata Cloister noted for its art and architecture.

Photo by PHMC/Elizabeth Bertheaud, Website. Address. West Main Street Ephrata, PA Phone () Admission. Adult: $ Seniors (65+) & Discount: $ Youth (): $ Children under 3: Free.

The Ephrata Commune. paperback. The Almanac of Rural Living. paperback. lot 5,Five books. (Blue mountain book shown in photo is Not Included). The Man Who Moved a Mountain by Richard C Davids. Book Reviews 71 following the demise of Ephrata. He also adds tables in an appendix which highlight some important aspects of various communes throughout history.

Though Alderfer is not the first to tellBeissel's and the commune's story, he rightly points out that his is the most extensively footnoted and accessible version. The author expressed his hope that the workAuthor: Timothy Kelly.

The Paperback of the The Ephrata Commune: An Early American Counterculture by E.G. Alderfer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : In time, Ephrata would issue a very different type of book: an account in of Africa and its people by the Philadelphia anti-slavery activist Anthony Benezet (–).

Five years after the publication of Benezet's book, Ephrata suffered the loss of Conrad Beissel. Zionitic Brotherhood/Ephrata Commune (on) *Peter Whitmer grew up three miles from Ephrata, where commune was, in a German speaking home (monks spoke German mostly, but also studied Latin and English).

*Book of Mormon called Mary "the Mother of God" which is something the monks would do, but Joseph Smith, being raised a.1, pages comprized The Martyr’s Mirror, which was the largest book printed in America before the Revolutionary War.

Commissioned by prominent Mennonite leaders, The Martyr’s Mirror is an account of early, persecuted Anabaptists.

Early Ephrata residents made their own ink and paper. They printed and bound 1, copies of the tome.By the time the cloister was established inBeissel was “the prime spiritual power on the Conestoga frontier,” E.G. Aderfer wrote in The Ephrata Commune: An Early American Counterculture.

The members named their commune Ephrata, likely from Genesis: “So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath," that is, Bethlehem.