Ann, the Word: The Story of Ann Lee, Female Messiah, Mother of the Shakers, the Woman Clothed with the Sun

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Arcade Publishing, 2001 - 388 pagine
The author of Fat Hen and Transcendental Utopias offers an intriguing, definitive portrait of Ann Lee, the charismatic woman who became the founder of the Shakers, from her rise from humble English origins to become a visionary religious leader who transformed religious faith. 15,000 first printing.
 

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ANN THE WORD: The Story of Ann Lee, Female Messiah, Mother of the Shakers, the Woman Clothed with the Sun

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An elegantly written life of the enigmatic and powerfully charismatic Shaker prophet.The image most have of the people called Shakers is compounded of an aesthetic appreciation of their elegantly ... Leggi recensione completa

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Toad Lane
3
Clothed with the Sun
25
The House of Correction
53
AMERICA
73
The Mariah
75
Niskeyuna
99
The Dark Day
129
The Journey to Harvard
157
Black Guards
205
o Exasperating the Devil
237
The Journey Back
271
Beautiful Messenger
307
Epilogue
323
Notes
337
Bibliographical Note
359
Illustration Credits
375

The Experience of Jemima Blanchard
179

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