A Joyful Pilgrimage: My Life in Community by Emmy Arnold

By Emmy Arnold

Emmy Arnold was once born in 1883 in Riva, Latvia, to a favourite relations of lecturers. As an grownup she grew to become her again at the middle-class milieu of her upbringing and married Eberhard Arnold, a innovative public speaker. In 1920 the couple left their Berlin domestic and based a rural commune that also exists within the Bruderhof, and as a Christian communal circulation within the united states, united kingdom and Australia. this can be a biography and heritage of Emmy Arnold's lifestyles and paintings.

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We struggled to discern how this could fit with the attitude of most Christians toward war. Everyone was “Christian,” yet the Germans were fighting the English, the French, and the Italians, and vice versa. Gradually, and with much struggle, we came to feel that war could not be the will of God, and that the proclamation of the church as the mysterious Body of Christ (which we had heard so much about in those years) was being all but destroyed by it. In the fall of 1915 we moved with our three children to Wilmersdorf, a suburb of Berlin.

Articles and manuscripts that we and our friends found challenging and suitable for publication were not appreciated (and even turned down) by people in influential positions, and the resulting tensions frustrated us at a time when we felt the need around us and the Spirit calling us to action. Just at this juncture, friends at Schlüchtern asked Eberhard if he would be willing to take charge of a new publishing house they were planning to start, the Neuwerk Verlag. No, there was no financial basis of any kind, either for starting this proposed business venture or for buying the villa at Sannerz and realizing our dream of a community house.

In the more thoughtful quarters of the revival movement it was said that “we are all one in Christ,” and that even in the present time Jesus was gathering his people out of all nations and races. We struggled to discern how this could fit with the attitude of most Christians toward war. Everyone was “Christian,” yet the Germans were fighting the English, the French, and the Italians, and vice versa. Gradually, and with much struggle, we came to feel that war could not be the will of God, and that the proclamation of the church as the mysterious Body of Christ (which we had heard so much about in those years) was being all but destroyed by it.

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