History of the Church of the Brethren of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Author: Church of the Brethren Eastern District
Publisher: Franklin Classics
ISBN: 9780343433864
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HIST OF THE CHURCH OF THE BRET

Author: Eastern District of Pa
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 9781362709558
Format: PDF, ePub
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Elizabethtown College

Author: Jean-Paul Benowitz
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439644721
Format: PDF
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Established in 1899 as an academy with a college preparatory curriculum for high school students of the Church of the Brethren, Elizabethtown College evolved into a fully accredited, four-year, private liberal arts institution. Located in the heart of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania's largest community of Amish, Mennonites, and Church of the Brethren, Elizabethtown College is home to the internationally recognized Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies. Known for its heritage of being founded by one of the Historic Peace Churches, Elizabethtown College hosts the Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking. Today, the college is an independent residential academic community representing a wide variety of religious and philosophical perspectives firmly rooted in its commitment to servant leadership, peace, and justice.

The Ephrata Commune

Author: Everett Gordon Alderfer
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN: 9780822972402
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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 1720 seeking spiritual peace and solitude. Settled in Lancaster County, his talents and charisma attracted other German settlers who shared his vision of a community built in the image of apostolic Christianity.

Moving Toward the Mainstream

Author: Donald R. Fitzkee
Publisher:
ISBN:
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This fascinating, easy-to-read book takes a rare look at the changes experience by the Church of the Brethren, a group related to the Mennonites and Amish in many historic beliefs and practices. The book focuses on the cultural transformation of this unique religious group as they have moved toward the Protestant mainstream during the past 90 years. The writing is crisp, authoritative, and, at times, provocative. Certain to become one of the most significant books in this field, the book discusses plain dress, leadership, nonresistance and peace, the temperance movement, politics, and identity crises.