Souvenir Book of the Ephrata Cloister
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Souvenir Book of the Ephrata Cloister Complete History from Its Settlement in 1728 to the Present Time (Communal societies in America) by Samuel G. Zerfass

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Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


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Number of Pages84
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Open LibraryOL7473837M
ISBN 100404107249
ISBN 109780404107246

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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 and , Ephrata, . 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).