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Souvenir book of the Ephrata cloister

complete history from its settlement in 1728 to the present time. Included is the organization of Ephrata borough connected with the cloister

by Samuel Grant Zerfass

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Published by J. G. Zook in Lititz, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ephrata Community,
  • Seventh-day Baptists in Pennsylvania

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rev. S. G. Zerfass ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25889987M

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Souvenir book of the Ephrata cloister; complete history from its settlement in to the present time. Included is the organization of Ephrata borough connected with the cloister by Zerfass, Samuel Grant, Pages: Get this from a library. Souvenir book of the Ephrata Cloister: complete history from its settlement in to the present time: included is the organization of Ephrata Borough and other information of Ephrata connected with the cloister.

[Samuel Grant Zerfass]. Visitors to Ephrata in the s found a unique monastic settlement they labeled a Cloister. Conrad Beissel, Ephrata’s founder, came to the site in seeking to live as a hermit following his own religious ideas.

He believed earthly life should be spent preparing to achieve a spiritual union with God at the Second Coming [ ]. Get this from a library.

Souvenir book of the Ephrata cloister: complete history from its settlement in to the present time. Included is the organization of Ephrata borough connected with the cloister. [Samuel Grant Zerfass]. Welcome to Historic Ephrata Cloister.

Preserving a Legacy of William Penn’s Holy Experiment. Since its start inthe Historic Ephrata Cloister has attracted visitors fascinated by the community’s unique lifestyle that allowed the creation of incredible architecture, original music, significant publications, and remarkable art.

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Tripadvisor has been notified. This property is closed. Report incorrect address. Do veterans receive discounted pricing. Yes No Unsure/5(). Historic Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata, PA.

3, likes talking about this 3, were here. Historic Ephrata Cloister, founded inwas a protestant monastic community. Members, mostly German /5().

The Ephrata hymnal (words only) was printed in The Ephrata Cloister had the second German printing press in the American colonies and also published the largest book in Colonial America.

The book, Martyrs Mirror, is a history of the deaths of Christian martyrs from 4 Location: Jct. of US andEphrata. Similar Items. Souvenir book of the Ephrata cloister: complete history from its settlement in to the present time.

Included is the organization of Ephrata borough connected with the cloister Author: Zerfass, Samuel Grant, Published: () ; The music of the Ephrata cloister: also Conrad Beissel's treatise on music Author: Sachse, Julius Friedrich, T o most people, one meal and six hours of sleep each day sound like torture.

Yet for the members of the Ephrata Cloister, these hardships represented an earthly sacrifice in exchange for an eternal paradise.

The Ephrata Cloister, now a national historic landmark in Lancaster County, was once home to a thriving German religious commune.

The Ephrata press also generated many outside compositions such as the Mennonite book of Martyrs in Of particularly special interest was the monumental production of Chronicon Ephratense in by Jacob Gass and Peter Miller (Beissel's successor).

Purpose of Project The Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Community was a religious community, established in by Johann Conrad Beissel at Ephrata, in what is now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Ephrata Cloister was a protestant monastic community of celibate Brothers and Sisters supported by a married congregation who lived near the settlement.

Souvenir book of the Ephrata Cloister: complete history from its settlement in to the present time, included is the organization of Ephrata borough and other information of Ephrata connected with the cloister Family History Library The Ephrata Cloister:.

For visitors wanting to see for themselves how well Ephrata Cloister worked, hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, A.M.

to P.M., and Sunday, Noon to 5 P.M. There is a fee for admission. To obtain additional information, write: Ephrata Cloister, West Main Street, Ephrata, PA ; or telephone () Olivia Schlinkman, 14, of Ephrata, left, Jacey Varner, 14, of Reamstown, center, and year-old Amanda Shirk, of New Holland look try to decipher the writing on gravestones at Ephrata Cloister.

The Ephrata Cloister was the heart and soul of the community. Here, Brothers and Sisters, clothed in long, hooded, white robes, spent their days in meditation, hard work, and worship under the rigorous tutelage and watchful eyes of their spiritual guide, Beissel.

In the s the community started a complete book publishing business. Their. Conrad Beissel was a German Pietist immigrant who arrived in Pennsylvania in and became a Sabbatarian. A charismatic figure, Beissel attracted a group of followers who in formed a commune on Cocalico Creek in Lancaster County, near the present town of Ephrata.

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“ One of the many highlights is there delicious buttery hot soft pretzels!!!!Booksavers of Ephrata. Great Books! Grest Prices! We are a non profit organization that receives donated books. All proceeds go to charity. We think green as we recycle unusable books and cardboard.

Our goal is to keep material out of landfills. E-mail Booksavers of Ephrata Overall Seller Rating: Alibris seller since March Historic Ephrata Cloister is open year round and offers special interest tour options, minimal walking tours, and school programs upon request.

Group tours by appointment. To assist the international visitor our Visitors Guides are available in .