Protestant Denominations, Unions, and Movements Established in the 18th Century: Harmony Society, Church of the Brethren, the New Church Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781155812809

Published: August 17th 2011

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Protestant Denominations, Unions, and Movements Established in the 18th Century: Harmony Society, Church of the Brethren, the New Church  by  Source Wikipedia

Protestant Denominations, Unions, and Movements Established in the 18th Century: Harmony Society, Church of the Brethren, the New Church by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 41. Chapters: Harmony Society, Church of the Brethren, The New Church, Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America, Scottish Episcopal Church, American Provinces of the Moravian Church, Methodist Church in Ireland, Reformed Church in America, Methodist Episcopal Church, Christian Connection, Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Brethren in Christ Church, Schwenkfelder Church, Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, New Connexion of General Baptists, Wesleyan Methodist Church, Evangelical Association, Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland, Old Order River Brethren.

Excerpt: The Harmony Society was a Christian theosophy and pietist society founded in Iptingen, Germany, in 1785. Due to religious persecution by the Lutheran Church and the government in W rttemberg, the Harmony Society moved to the United States on October 7, 1803, initially purchasing 3,000 acres (12 km ) of land in Butler County, Pennsylvania. On February 15, 1805, they, together with about 400 followers, formally organized the Harmony Society, placing all their goods in common.

The Society was founded and led by Johann Georg Rapp (1757-1847) and his adopted son, Frederick (Reichert) Rapp (1775-1834), and lasted for 100 years - roughly from 1805 until 1905. Members of the society were sometimes called Harmonists, Harmonites, or Rappites. The Harmony Society is best known for its worldly successes, eventually building three successive communities, first at Harmony, Pennsylvania, then New Harmony, Indiana, finally settling in Economy (now Ambridge, Pennsylvania).

Johann Georg Rapp (George Rapp) 1757-1847.Main Article George Rapp Johann Georg Rapp (November 1, 1757 - August 7, 1847) was the founder of the religious sect called Harmonists, Harmonites, Rappites, or the Harmony Society. Born in Iptingen, Duchy of W rttemberg, Germany, Rapp became inspi...



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