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History of the Amana Society or Community of True Inspiration

William Rufus Perkins

History of the Amana Society or Community of True Inspiration

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amana Society

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    Statementby William Rufus Perkins and Barthinius L. Wick.
    SeriesThe Radical tradition in America
    ContributionsWick, Barthinius L. 1864-1947, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX656.A4 P4 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 94 p. ;
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5182679M
    ISBN 100883552426
    LC Control Number75000339

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Excerpt from History of the Amana Society or Community of True Inspiration The account of the Amana Society. The Amana Colony, a historic utopian society located in the rolling hills of Iowa’s River Valley, was established shortly before the Civil War by a group of German-speaking European settlers who belonged to a religious group known as the Community of True Inspiration.

Here, they began a communal system of living in seven different villages, which encompassed o acres of land. Dedicated to preservation and education of the Amana Colonies. The Amana Heritage Society & Museums offer a rich historical experience of the German communal settlement in the Iowa Valley.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. COMMUNITY OF TRUE INSPIRATION/AMANA SOCIETY TIMELINE Radical Pietists Eberhard Ludwig Gruber and Johann Friedrich Rock established the Community of True Inspiration in Hessen, Germany.

Rock became divinely inspired; Gruber could discern true from false inspiration. Seven other inspired instruments appeared which the group accepted, though only Rock remained. History of the Amana society or Community of true inspiration Item Preview remove-circle History of the Amana society or Community of true inspiration by Perkins, William Rufus, HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR Pages: History of the Amana Society or Community of True Inspiration.

by William Rufus Perkins and Barthinius L Wick. Rated stars. History of the Seven Villages From Germany to Iowa an American dream come true The history of Amana Colonies, a National Historic Landmark and one of America’s longest-lived communal societies, begins in in the villages of Germany and continues today on the Iowa prairie.

The Amana Society, Inc. was established as a profit-sharing corporation to manage the farmland, mills, and other enterprises. Meanwhile, private enterprise, too, was encouraged. Today, the Amana Colonies is a National Historical Landmark and represents a thriving community founded on faith and community.

A Change and a Parting: My Story of Amana. edition of book, pages, ISBN: X. Seasons of Plenty: Amana Communal Cooking, ISBN Seller Rating: % positive.

History of the Amana Society or Community of True Inspiration by William Rufus Perkins,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Amana Society members acted as agents for the mills, traveling to Maine and the Pacific to sell their goods. Perkins and Wick, in their book History of the Amana Society or Community of True Inspiration, described the mills: "There is no 'piece work' method here, for everything is done well, without the rush and hurry which we see in other.

Perkins, William Rufus and Barthinius Wick. History of the Amana Society or Community of True Inspiration. Iowa City: State University of Iowa, This was the first scholarly treatment of the community in English, although some of its scholarship is suspect.

Beyond its use as a snap shot of Amana at the turn of the century, this. Perkins and Wick, in their book, History of the Amana Society or Community of True Inspiration, wrote, "When passing their laundries and ‘kitchens’ where the women are working, bursts of innocent laughter mingled with melodious song are to be heard" Kitchens resembled other residential dwellings, except for an extension to the.

Between andthe society purcha acres of land and founded six Amana villages: Amana, West Amana, South Amana, High Amana, East Amana, and Middle Amana. A seventh Amana village, Homestead, was founded in solely for the purpose of the nearby railroad terminal.

Perkins and Wick, in their book, History of the Amana Society or Community of True Inspiration, wrote, "When passing their laundries and "kitchens" where the women are working, bursts of innocent laughter mingled with melodious song are to be heard" Throughout the communal period the Amana villages had over 50 kitchen houses.

The Amana Society: A History of Change Barnett Richling he Amana Colonies in Iowa seem to represent stability in a world of change to the many outsiders who visit there each year. Yet the Amanas today are a far cry from the colony originally envisioned by the parent religious com- munity of Cited by: 1.

History of Iowa County. The entire book is digitized and can be searched: Google Books or Iowa State University's Digital Collection (56 MB).

History of the. Founded in by members of the Die Gemeinde der wahren Inspiration — Community of True Inspiration — the Amana Colonies provide a glimpse into a. This compact, enveloping book has a personal aspect too: Barthel's mother quit Amana potato-peeling, at 16, for further schooling; she herself first visited there as a child.

The Society of True Inspiration arose in the earlyth-century Germany, she shows, as one of many pietist sects supported by disaffected craftspeople, domestic servants. The latest title by local historian, Peter Hoehnle, this soft cover book details the history of the Amana community.

Of particular interest is the book's coverage of post communal Amana. Our #1 best seller for Penfield Press Click to read more about Amana: the community of true inspiration by Bertha M.

Shambaugh. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5. Amana Church Society (Community of True Inspiration) 26th Ave., PO BoxMiddle Amana, IA The Amana Church Society, also known as the Community of True Inspiration, originated in Germany in among the Pietists who rejected Lutheran state-church polity and ritualism, as well as state laws on military service and oath taking.

Inthe “community of True Inspiration,” as they were called, moved west, forming their first village along the Iowa River. The Amana set up their communities with a diligent effort. Each village practiced their Utopian ideals and worked together as one large community. Her book, Amana: Community of True Inspiration, published by the State Historical Society of Iowa, established her as an authority on a culture not then familiar to outsiders.

She explained the distinctive religious basis of the communal society, profiled leaders, and reported on Amana history, government, industry, and religion. Amana Colonies Convention and Visitors Bureau Amana Church Society Amana History Amana Heritage Society The Community of True Inspiration Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area Iowa Public Television, “Schools in the Amana Colonies,” Iowa Pathways, n.d.

[Adapted from original article in The Goldfi No. 4 (April ). Abstract. Hoehnle explores the communal history of the Community of True Inspiration, a radical German Protestant tradition begun in The chapter traces how later generations of Inspirationists moved along a distinct axis of communalism, in Hessen in central Germany, in Ebenezer (or Eben-Ezer), New York, and finally in Amana, : Peter Hoehnle.

Gardening the Amana Way. In this Book. Additional Information. when adherents to a new faith called the Community of True Inspiration formed their own self-reliant communities.

As a child of parents who were part of the communal life of the Amana Society, Larry Rettig pays homage to the Amana gardening tradition and extends it into the Cited by: 1.

The Community of True Inspiration G oogle the word “Amana” and you’ll quickly discover that it’s associ - ated with an amazing assortment of items. Falling under its rubric is an Islamic mutual fund, a collection of appliances, the name of a Hebrew mountain, a street in Cited by: 1.

The Community of True Inspiration, or Inspirationists, was one of the most successful religious communities in the United States. This collection offers a broad variety of Inspirationist texts, almost all of them translated from German and published here for the first time.

Christian Metz was the charismatic leader of the Community of True Inspiration, the Pietist sect that founded the Amana Society in Iowa in The Amana Colonies today stand as testament to Metz's inspired leadership. This biography of Metz is adapted from the doctoral dissertation of F.

Alan DuVal. page paperback. Penfield Press. American Communal Societies Series, no. pages with illustrations, ISBN: ($25) Description: The first work of its kind, the Annotated Bibliography of Inspirationist Imprints catalogs the considerable body of literature published by the Community of True Inspiration during its three hundred year history, both in Europe and the United States of America.

Today they are known as the Amana Society, a thriving community of some 2, members living on a square-mile farm on the prairies of. The Amana Church Society has available the translated histories of the Community of True Inspiration, and If you are interested in purchasing such books please contact Mrs.

Janet Zuber at Gardening in Iowa’s Amana Colonies is the culmination of techniques that stretch back several centuries to central Europe, when adherents to a new faith called the Community of True Inspiration formed their own self-reliant communities. Society of Iowa published the first full presentation on the Amana Colonies in in Amana: the Community of True Inspiration by Bertha M.

Shambaugh. 3 It offers not a scholarly presentation but rather the conclusions of a lay observer. The book is composed of a collection of two-or-2charles Nordhoff, The Communistic Societies ofAuthor: Frank M. Moore.

THE COMMUNITY OF TRUE INSPIRATION. Google the word "Amana" and you'll quickly discover that it's associated with an amazing assortment of items. Falling under its rubric is an Islamic mutual fund, a collection of appliances, the name of a Hebrew mountain, a street in Honolulu, an academy in Georgia, a society, a corporation, a place in :   Diane L.

Barthel has written a fascinating book on the history of an Iowa tourist attraction: the Amana Colonies. In Amana: From Pietist Sect to American Community ( BAR), Barthel takes the reader back to 18th century southern Germany where a group of Christians was dissatisfied with the Lutheran tradition.

They called themselves the Society of True Inspiration.Amana Colonies - Updated: 11/09/ Amana Colonies. HitchHiker International Rally - Amana Colonies. The Community of True Inspiration became a legal corporation in calling itself the "Amana Society".

They located close enough to two towns to be able to do business with them but far enough away to maintain a sense of separation.