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|Named Person:||Abraham Lincoln|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Anita Sanchez; Joan Jobson
|Description:||v, 196 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||A place where it is always Sunday --
The slaughter pen of the nation --
Sweet Shaker life --
This blessed fire --
Millennial laws --
Laboring for the Lord --
Love made visible --
Arise, O my children --
A fire bell in the night --
Sitting on a volcano --
"Open wide!" --
Cease to do evil --
Seasoned with grace --
Mr. Lincoln's chair --
The great crime --
The valley of love and delight.
|Responsibility:||by Anita Sanchez ; illustrations by Joan Jobson.|
This is for anyone interested in the Shakers, their unique way of life, and their world famous furniture and architecture. For Civil War buffs, or for anyone fascinated by the rich life of Abraham Lincoln, the book takes a look at Lincoln from a different point of view - the Commander-in-Chief of America's bloodiest war seen through the eyes of America's first conscientious objectors. The book also includes brief up-to-date descriptions of all Shaker sites, listed state by state from Maine to Florida. It describes the museums and restored villages, archeological sites, and the all-but-forgotten sites at which few if any traces of the Shakers remain.
- Shakers -- United States -- History.
- Shakers -- United States -- Politics and government.
- Pacifists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Shakers.
- Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Relations with Shakers.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects -- Shakers.
- Shakers -- United States -- Social life and customs.