Moravians

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Mojmir I - Reign
... the History of the Bishops of Passau recorded a mass baptism of the Moravians in 831 by Bishop Reginhar of Passau ... The frontiers of the Moravian state under Mojmir I are not precisely known ... It is, however, for sure, that the Moravians were expanding in the 830s ...
Christianity In Jamaica - Denominations - Moravians
... The Moravian Church was the first denomination that seriously undertook the teaching of Christianity to the slaves ... two wealthy plantation owners living in England invited the Moravians to send missionaries to their estates in Jamaica ...
Moravian Church Music - Conclusion
... For the Moravians, music has always been seen as a necessity of life, not as a luxury ... Moravians have always used their music to express their faith, to communicate their faith, and to enjoy each other’s company, and continue to do so today ... The musical heritage of the Moravians is a living tradition that is still evolving ...
Shikellamy - A Friend To Christian Missionaries
... at Shamokin made him an important person in the eyes of the Moravian missionaries who sought to spread the gospel to the Indians of Pennsylvania ... Count Zinzendorf, a bishop of Moravian Church and native of Germany, visited with him in 1742 ... Shikellamy permitted the Moravians to maintain an outpost at Shamokin and served as an emissary between the Moravians and Madame Montour's village of Otstuagy at the mouth of ...
Moravian Missionaries - Present
... The modern Unitas Fratrum (or Moravian Church) with about 825,000 members worldwide, continues to draw on traditions established during the 18th-century ... and choral music continue to be very important in Moravian congregations ... In addition, in some older congregations, Moravians are buried in a traditional God's Acre, a graveyard with only flat gravestones, signifying the equality of the dead before ...

Famous quotes containing the word moravians:

    Are there no Moravians in the Moon, that not a missionary has yet visited this poor pagan planet of ours, to civilize civilization and christianize Christendom?
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)