Brethren society : the cultural transformation of a "peculiar people" (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Brethren society : the cultural transformation of a "peculiar people"

Author: Carl F Bowman; Center for American Places.
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the first book ever written on the subject, Carl Bowman examines how and why members of the Church of the Brethren-historically known as "Dunkersafter their method of baptism-were assimilated  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl F Bowman; Center for American Places.
ISBN: 0801849047 9780801849046 0801849055 9780801849053
OCLC Number: 828215824
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, Virginia"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 491 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Carl F. Bowman.

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This model study of a small denomination's history, sociology and anthropology will inspire scholars who study larger, less definable religious groups... Bowman provides a good chronology of events Read more...

 
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