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Moravian

1. of or relating to Moravia, its people, or their dialect of Czech
2. of or relating to the Moravian Church
3. the Moravian dialect
4. a native or inhabitant of Moravia
5. a member of the Moravian Church
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While there, Paul discovered two ancient German books, hidden in an attic, and took up the task to translate the story of the Moravians into the English language.
The series compiles diaries, minutes, reports, and correspondence in the Moravian Archives in North Carolina to provide a rare account of daily life among the Cherokees throughout the 19th century.
By this time the Moravians in the region no longer required those who attended their meetings to leave the Reformed Church, and in turn the latter allowed their parishioners to be involved informally in such meetings.
Records of the Moravians Among the Cherokees, Volume 2 1802-1805: Beginnings of the Mission and Establishment of the School is the second volume of primary testimony, gathered from archives documenting the Moravian Church's mission work among the Cherokee people.
Because defense against disease and depopulation was paramount for them, the Hudson Valley Mohicans wished to share in the protective relationships with sacred power that the Moravians appeared to enjoy.
It is Wheeler's narration and analysis of the Moravians and their Mohican converts that is the strongest and most interesting contribution of this book.
A Protestant Christian sect, the Moravians had their own distinctive traditions which author Karen Smith has faithfully portrayed in "An Old Salem Christmas, 1840", making it a highly recommended picture book for young readers and a welcome addition to school and community library collections.
A foreword by Laurence Libin (research curator, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, emeritus), and a preface by the general editor, Nola Reed Knouse (director of the Moravian Music Foundation in Winston-Salem, NC since 1994), form the prologue to the ten chapters of the text: "The Moravians and Their Music," by Knouse; "Moravian Worship: The Why of Moravian Music," by C.
Ethnographies and Exchanges: Native Americans, Moravians, and Catholics in Early North America, edited by A.
Ebenezer, where the Moravians had early and unprecedented success in converting an Aboriginal person to Christianity, and then the model Ramahyuck, constituted object lessons that justified the church's subsequent influence in Aboriginal administration, contributing to the peculiarly strong link between church and state that characterised Victoria's Aboriginal policy.
In other words, the Moravians set down the way in which they wished to be remembered.
The Moravians have a North American province and work closely with Anglicans in their missions along the Labrador coast, Ms.