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Religion and profit : Moravians in early America

Author: Katherine Carté Engel
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2011] ©2009
Series: Early American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Catalysts in the birth of evangelicalism, the Moravians supported their religious projects through financial savvy, a distinctive communalism at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and transatlantic commercial  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Carté Engel
ISBN: 9780812221855 0812221850
OCLC Number: 753302062
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2010 Dale W. Brown Book Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Anabaptist and Pietist Studies.
Description: viii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The pilgrims' mission --
Interconnected worlds --
Moravian expansion in the mid-Atlantic --
The moral parameters of economic endeavor --
Atlantic currents --
Two revolutions --
A change in mission --
Unraveled strands.
Series Title: Early American studies.
Responsibility: Katherine Carté Engel.

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