Herrnhut


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Herrnhut

(hĕrn`ho͞ot), town, Saxony, SE Germany. It was founded (1722) by Graf von ZinzendorfZinzendorf, Nikolaus Ludwig, Graf von
, 1700–1760, German churchman, patron and bishop of the refounded Moravian Church, b. Dresden. Reared under Pietistic influences, he was early in sympathy with the persecuted and almost extinct Moravian Brethren (often called Bohemian
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 as a colony of Moravian Brethren (see Moravian ChurchMoravian Church,
 Renewed Church of the Brethren,
or Unitas Fratrum
, an evangelical Christian communion whose adherents are sometimes called United Brethren or Herrnhuters.
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), and is today a Moravian center with archives, a publishing house, and a museum.
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So when revivals broke out in Wales in 1735, there were precedents in Herrnhut, Saxony, in 1727 and Northampton, Massachusetts, in 1734 and much closer to home, under the preaching of Griffith Jones at Laugharne in 1714.
Paul visited Germany in 2010 and for eight months lived in Herrnhut (where the Moravian brethren lived).
In their chapter "Greenland in Herrnhut," Kristine Raahauge and Hans Gullov catalog many of the Greenlandic objects preserved in the Moravian Volkerkundemuseum at Herrnhut, Germany.
Spener was one of his heroes; he was no stranger to the devotional manuals of Stark and Scriver; the Herrnhut Losung of the day formed part of his "spiritual breakfast"; and he happily regaled the children of Neuendettelsau with tales from Zinzendorf's "love-rich life.
They also consider the prehistory of Cape Farewell and the East Greenlandic culture, which never managed to stem the tide of European dominance; and a bit of modern Greenland found today in Herrnhut.
By the end of the century, Bethlehem was just another industrious town of Americanizing German immigrants, still devout, and still connected spiritually to the central church headquarters in Herrnhut, Germany, but eager to make profits on their own account.
Some historians say the first Easter sunrise service was held in 1732 in Herrnhut, Saxony, in what is now Germany.
The general synod of the Moravian church meeting in Herrnhut, Germany, agreed that the third of their missionary ideals was church cooperation.
He allowed the Moravians to establish a village, Herrnhut, near his castle at Berthelsdorf.
The chapter on the church deals with the first thirty years of the two Moravian settlements of Herrnhut and Bethlehem and the Pennsylvania Synod.
Since the Moravians had exerted such a powerful influence on his religious life, Wesley spent some time at their headquarters at Herrnhut, Germany but finally decided against joining them.
The region kottmar, consisting of the cities and towns herrnhut, ebersbach-neugersdorf, oderwitz and kottmar has, once again advertised as leader producing region and is by letter of the saxony ministry for the environment, climate change, agriculture and consumer protection of 22.