1st Edition

The Inspirationists, 1714–1932 Vol 1

ISBN 9781138761315
Published April 1, 2015 by Routledge
1072 Pages

USD $160.00

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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

Acknowledgements;  General Introduction;  Editorial Selection and Textual Principles;  Bibliography;  Chronology of the Community of True Inspiration;  Eberhard Ludwig Gruber, ‘Petition to the Count of Ysenburg’ (1715);  Johann Carl Gleim et al., Inspired Testimonies of the Early Werkzeuge (1714–49);  Eberhard Ludwig Gruber, ‘A True and Conscientious Report about the Small House Community at Himbach’ (c. 1715);  Johann Adam Gruber, Th e Twenty-Four Rules of True Godliness (1716);  Johann Adam Gruber, ‘Joh. A. Gruber’s Report of his Trip to America’ (1726);  Johann Friedrich Rock, Inspired Testimonies (1714–49);  Johann Felician Clarus, Account of Johann Friedrich Rock in Inspiration (1745);  Selections from the Davidisches Psalter-Spiel (1718–1854); Michael Krausert, Inspired Testimonies (1817–18);  Barbara Heinemann Landmann, Inspired Testimonies (1820–83);  Christian Metz, Inspired Testimonies (1819–42);  Glaubensbekentniss: Der Wahren Inspirations Gemeinde [Profession of Faith of the Community of True Inspiration] (1839);  [Wilhelm Mörschel attrib.], Contract Establishing the Inspirationist Woolen Mills (1840);  Wilhelm Noé, Letter Describing Sea Voyage and Purchase of Eben-Ezer (1842);  Editorial Notes;  List of Sources

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