Communal Societies, Vol. 26 No.1, 2006

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Contents

DAVID B. ELLER
The Liebesmahl in German Pietist Communal Groups  1

DONALD E. PITZER
Harmoniefest: Unison, Harmony, and Discord in the Harmony Society  19

EMILY LAPISARDI
Harmony Society Silk:  A Celebration of Aesthetics, Craftsmanship, and Ideology 27

EILEEN AIKEN ENGLISH
Easter, 1832:  A Brief Interlude of Peace for George Rapp’s Harmony Society  37

WALTER A. BRUMM
Translation, Controversy, and Research Strategy:  What Can Be Learned from George Rapp’s Response to a Shaker’s Inquiry 47

JOHN S. RUCH
A Visit to Iptingen 79

JOSEPH WHITE
Harmony in History and Memory, 1805-2005 93

KATHLEEN M. FERNANDEZ
‘The Society of Separatists of Zoar vs. …’ Zoar and the Courts 105

PHILIP E. WEBBER
Simon Beuter’s Journal as a Primary Source for Zoar History:  Illustrated by Passages Dealing with the Passing of Zoar’s Founding Leader, Joseph M. Bäumeler 117

MICHAEL TAYLOR
Changing Pilots in Mid-Stream:  How German-American Communitarian Societies Successfully Handled the Deaths of Their Founders  135

Cover

The cover photograph was taken in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, circa 1880.  It shows a woman wearing traditional Harmonist garb, including the early 18th century Swabian dress and cap.  The dress is made of silk, which may have been produced at Old Economy Village.  The photograph is reproduced by permission of Old Economy Village and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

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