He was fully committed to Shakerism
from that moment forward.
(12.) deWolfe, Elizabeth A., 1998, "Mary Marshall Dyer, Gender, and A Portraiture of Shakerism
," Religion and American Culture 8(2), p.
Nineteenth-Century American Women Write Religion challenges Douglas's master story of cultural agon in the best possible way: by rejecting the "false dichotomy" of intellect and affect (7) and by investigating instead how women wrote in response to a diversity of religious traditions--Catholicism, AME Zionism, Mormonism, Shakerism
, Methodism, Swedenborgianism, Transcendentalism, spiritualism, and Calvinism--to express agency and to advocate for social reform.
Vincent issued an ordinance meant "to render illegal the practices of 'Shakerism
' as indulged in in the colony of St.
In the winter of 1813, Eunice made the first of many trips to Watervliet: to begin with, to see if she could herself convert to Shakerism
, and when that proved impossible, to try to retrieve her children, whom James had indentured to the society despite her vehement objections.
, the visions ascribed to the founder Ann Lee and the revelations received by subsequent generations of faithful Believers rendered suspect any limitation of divine revelation to the writers of the New Testament.
These stories, examined in the first third of this essay, particularly distorted the image of the Shaker woman by showing how Shakerism
extinguishes her soul, if not her life, how its faith and customs restrict her to an isolated village life, and how it denies her the fulfillment of love and motherhood.
New movements abounded: Mormonism, Shakerism
, Swedenborgianism, Transcendentalism, Universalism, Spiritualism.
8 Ann Lee (founder of Shakerism
) was born in Manchester Leap Day 1736
Since Ann died before Shakerism
entered its community and furniture-building stage, none of these approaches tells us much about the founder of American Shakerism
Religious movements like Mormonism and Shakerism
, which had gained sizeable followings, were prominent manifestations of the unhealthy mental attitudes that were developing, to Arnold's dismay, on both sides of the Atlantic.
However, by the 1830s Shakerism
began to display signs of decay.