Fathers Of The Church: A Comprehensive Introduction by Hubertus R. Drobner, Siegfried Schatzmann

By Hubertus R. Drobner, Siegfried Schatzmann

Solid, stable, modern introductions to patristic authors and writings are tricky to discover within the English-speaking global, and eu volumes are pricey. This quantity, that is Siegfried Schatzmann's translation of "Lehrbuch der Patrologie", bargains English-speaking readers quick access to Hubertus R. Drobner's conventional creation to early Christian suggestion.

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Used by permission. Page v for Amy Bess Page vii Living souls, let's be marching On our journey to heaven With our lamps trimmed and burning With the oil of truth. Let us join the heav'nly chorus And unite with our parents. They will lead us to heaven In the path of righteousness. " 8 Two "The Path of Righteousness" 20 Three Creating a Community Apart 31 Four "On Earth 'Tis a Heaven": Years of Fervor 49 Five Bearing Fruit 72 Six "Their Precious Mother's Word" 91 Seven "This Hundred Fold Blessing" 106 Eight Challenges from Within 128 Nine "Roll Swiftly On, Remaining Years" 149 Page x Ten Final Years of the Hancock and Enfield Shakers 169 Epilogue "The Substantial Work of Consecrated Hands" 194 Appendix I Eldership Order, Hancock Ministry 199 Appendix II Eldership of Selected Families of the Hancock Bishopric 201 A.

Their object was to find something that would not only convince the understanding, but purify the heart from dead works, and effectually deliver the soul from the bondage of a sinful nature. They could not build their hopes of salvation upon a transient ray of Divine light that affected the sense and feelings for a little moment, and then left them to wander in darkness and doubt till another momentary return of the same or something similar. 8 A critical spiritual dilemma was occurring, yet existing churches could supply no relief.

18 Like so many others, Lucy had been swept up in the 1779 New Light Stir. Although she and Elijur Goodrich were married in December 1779, they did not live as man and wife. 19 The following June they went to Niskeyuna to see the Shakers. In contrast to her enthusiastic husband, Lucy hung back. 20 After she and Elijur dissolved their marriage, she succeeded in converting her father (a former deacon), her brother John, and most of her "high proud" family; she would become Mother Ann's most trusted associate, a magnificent organizer, and eventually, Mother herself after Ann's death.

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