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Life among the Shakers.

Mary F. C.

Life among the Shakers.

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Published by A.J. White in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakers.,
  • Patent medicines.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWhite, A. J., Shaker Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX9772 .C22 1880
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3667845M
    LC Control Number2002585165

    She represented the fulfilled and completed Christ—her presence made the Messiah now sexually complete, both man and woman. For the kingdom of God is at hand. Many hands make light work; and where all are interested alike, they hold that labor may be made and is made a pleasure. After Harris had shown the pages to his wife and some others, the manuscript disappeared. They reappear in twentieth-century art through the Cubist desire to make playthings that snubbed their noses at perspective, and the Teutonic urge to make a new language of pure form.

    Knopf, But also? Harris says, that the pretended church of the 'Latter Day Saints,' are in reality 'latter day devils,' and that himself and a very few others are the only genuine Mormons left. On Tuesday evening they meet in the assembly hall for singing, marching, etc. 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. A wide hall separates the dormitories of the men from those of the women.

    Besides this, they aim, as far as possible, to supply their own needs. The loss of internal momentum and the changing conditions of external society led the Shakers to be viewed increasingly not as a dynamic religious movement but as a pleasant anachronism in which individuals who could not function in the larger society could find refuge. These were only published years later, and there is some question as to the veracity of the tales, but it is interesting to see how Shakers tell the story of her life perhaps in contrast with more recent biographical works. Upon her release from prison, "Mother Ann" as she was later referred to and eight fellow Shakers sailed to America and established a Shaker community near Albany, NY. S5 R52 These are two very useful volumes for the Shaker researcher as they cover published materials by and about the Shakers to and are the most comprehensive source of this information to date.


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Life among the Shakers. book

C3 S67 This is an account of the Sabbathday Lake community in the s by a young woman who spent summers there among the elderly Shakers. Making Shaker Furniture. A Deadly Shaker Spring. If you are permitted to examine these shops and the dwelling of the family, you will notice that the most scrupulous cleanliness is every where practiced; if there is a stove in the room, a small broom and dust-pan hang near it, and a wood-box stands by it; scrapers and mats at the door invite you to make clean your shoes; and if the roads are muddy or snowy, a broom hung up outside the outer door mutely requests you to brush off all the mud or snow.

The Communistic Societies of the United States

Anthon, for his part, gave written accounts in and The Ministry are self-perpetuating; and they select and appoint all subordinates, being morally, but it seems not otherwise, responsible to the members. Some insight into what the Shakers were doing and thinking comes from the rare occasions when they were making art objects properly so called—visionary drawings.

At this meeting, too, letters from other societies are read. The brothers proceeded to their various employments, and made a commencement for the day.

NY: Browndeer Press, And as nothing is brought to the light by confessing his sins in this manner, he feels no cross in it; nor does he thereby find any mortification to that carnal nature which first led him into sin; and is therefore liable to run again into the same acts of sin as he was before his confession.

And when Christ appears again, and the true church rises in full and transcendent glory, then all anti-Christian denominations—the priests, the Church, the pope—will be swept away.

It has pages packed with photos that showcase Gates' life from childhood to his charitable works to brushes with the Justice Department. Both Quaker and Shaker styles came of age in the early nineteenth century, at the time of a general neoclassical revival throughout Europe and America, when linear, stripped-down, right-angle schematics were everywhere.

Those who choose to use deceit, often do so, but never make reliable members: always uncomfortable while they remain; and very few do or can remain, unless they fulfill this important demand of 'opening the mind.

Her four surviving signed drawings show a concentration on a single form rather than a chatty, anecdotal all-overness, quite outside the normal round of folk art.

Martin Harris (Latter Day Saints)

A provocative but sometimes misleading analysis that attempts to place Shakerism within a larger social and conceptual framework is Henri Desroche's The American Shakers: From Neo-Christianity to Presocialism Amherst, Mass.

Shaker Communities, Shaker Lives. He was in financial straits--as always--and was looking both to reduce his expenses and to find a quiet place to write. A dealer in Shaker antiques, he wrote extensively about Shaker life, art and history.

Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia. Joseph, Oliver Cowdery and myself were together, and the angel showed them [the plates] to us It is here, ironically, in the need to make things to sell to other people, that the first stirrings of a distinct style begin.

If you are a fan of this self-made billionaire, these are must-reads. Life among the Shakers. book shorter and more accessible treatment is Calvin Green and Seth Y. Andrews is excellent on Shaker material culture, especially furniture and crafts, but weaker on religious motivation.

It will be seen that the range is not great. The government or administration of the Shaker societies is partly spiritual and partly temporal.

Shaker Baskets. Do you see the sun shining! They believed in the renunciation of sinful acts and that the end of the world was near. Knopf, Things grow long naturally in dormitories. A complete list of these industries in all the societies will be found further on.

The attempt to make monastic communities that will be simultaneously asexual, industrial, and fully integrated into the entrepreneurial society around them—that will do good and do well—is so deeply embedded in our history that it recurs again and again.1 19th Century Childhood: The Lives of Children among the Shakers and the World’s People.

Introduction. America was in the midst of change in the mid-nineteenth century. Women were beginning the struggle for their rights; children were becoming important to the family in. Get this from a library! Autobiography of Mary Antoinette Doolittle, containing a brief history of early life prior to becoming a member of the Shaker community: also, an outline of life & experience among the Shakers.

[Mary Antoinette Doolittle; Shaker Collection (Library of Congress)]. Framed ephemera: "The Little Shaking Quakers", broadside for a musical review, torn and folded condition, 13 1/2" x 10 1/2"; and "Sketches Among the Shakers, Illustrated News", depicting Shakers at prayer and Shaker Village at Canterbury, NH, all matted and framed, 14 1/4" x 10".

In the tradition of "Plain and Simple" and "The Cloister Walk", this book offers a rare, intimate account of one woman's journey into the world of the Shakers--a radical Christian sect whose belief in a Mother-Father God, equal rights for all, and direct interaction with the spirits of the dead shocked other established religious communities Print ads/5.

Testimonies Of The Life, Character, Revelations And Doctrines Of Mother Ann Lee, And The Elders With Her: Through Whom The Word Of Eternal Life Was Opened.

Nov 25,  · Every year in the fall at the Folk School, we have a special week celebrating the Shakers contributions to American crafts and culture. This year, Shaker Week took place during November 3–9.

In the studios, students took inspiration from the Shakers to craft brooms, baskets, pots, boxes, bowls, culinary delicacies, herbal beverages and more.