1st Edition

The Inspirationists, 1714-1932 Vol 2




ISBN 9781138761322
Published March 31, 2015 by Routledge
332 Pages

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Book Description

The Community of True Inspiration, or Inspirationists, was one of the most successful religious communities in the United States. This collection offers a broad variety of Inspirationist texts, almost all of them translated from German and published here for the first time.

Table of Contents

Editorial Selection and Textual Principles;  Christian Metz, Letter to Wilhelm Mörschel (1843);  Peter Hammerschmidt, Letter to the Eben-Ezer Elders (1843);  Joseph Prestele, Letters to Martin Prestele (1843–4);  Johann Phillip Beck, Letter to German Inspirationist Communities (1846);  Charles L. Mayer, Wilhelm Mörschel and Georg Adolf Weber, Constitution of the Eben-Ezer Society (1846);  Christian Metz, Inspired Testimony (1846); Christian Metz, Historical Account of the True Inspirations Community (1846);  G. W. H., Letter to the Enquirer (1847); Horace Greeley, ‘Co-Operative Life in America’ (1847);  Wilhelm Mörschel, Letter Describing Woolen Mill Fire at the Arnsburg Estate (1843);  Christian Metz, Letter to Inspirationist Elders (1843);  The Death of Johanette Metz (1844);  Johanette Metz, Letter to Gretchen Kalembach (1843);  Christian Metz, ‘Testimony No. 4’, Metz Sammlung 18 (1862); Wilhelm Mörschel, Diary and Memoir (1822–56);  Gottlieb Scheuner, ‘History and Documents Concerning the Relocation of the Community of True Inspiration’ (1866);  Editorial Notes;  List of Sources

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