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Fries, Adelaide L. (Adelaide Lisetta), 1871-1949.
Moravian church, yesterday and today.
Raleigh, Edwards & Broughton, 1926
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Adelaide L Fries; J Kenneth Pfohl
|Description:||153 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Yesterday --
The days of old: John Hus ; organization of the Unitas Fratrum ; the Episcopate ; growth ; persecution ; success ; overthrow ; the Hidden Seed --
Renewal: emigration from Moravia ; Count Zinzendorf ; Herrnhut ; the Moravian Church ; customs of the renewed unity ; missions ; the colony in Georgia --
Space reserved: the evolution of Forsyth County --
A frontier settlement: the Spangenburg survey ; purchase of the Wachovia tract ; settlement at Bethabara ; Indian war ; Bethania begun ; inherited customs ; position in North Carolina. Salem and the revolution: Salem founded ; Salem congregation organized ; relation of town and church affairs ; Friedberg, Griedland and Hope commenced ; experiences of Wachovia during the Revolution ; the Psalm of Joy --
The second half century: new buildings erected ; visit of President Washington ; Salem Academy ; Cherokee Indian mission ; the Woman's Missionary Society ; a church for colored people ; Sunday schools --
The county town: site selected ; Winston founded ; courthouse built ; county courts --
The twin city: the Civil War ; inheritances --
The proprietors of Wachovia: chain of title of half the land in Forsyth County --
A few dates: congregation anniversaries --
Moravian books. pt. 2. Today --
The Moravian Church among the churches: oldest protestant church ; pioneer in missions ; a world-wide Unity ; the name Moravian --
Doctrine and principles: creed ; doctrines ; Christian unity ; evangelistic spirit --
Distinguished customs and practices --
Moravian Church music, liturgies and hymns --
Church polity: synods ; church boards ; the Episcopate --
The Brotherly Agreement --
The spirit of Comenius: Moravian schools --
The good Samaritan of the mission enterprise: Moravian mission fields ; widely separated ; missions to "dying races" --
The challenge of widening opportunity.
|Responsibility:||by Adelaide L. Fries and J. Kenneth Pfohl.|