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ISBN-10: 0874869560

ISBN-13: 9780874869569

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: Emmy Arnold, Plough Publishing House Staff

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In the tumultuous aftermath of the First World War, thousands of young Germans defied the social mores of their parents - and the constricting influence of the established churches - in search of freedom, social equality, nature, and community. Hiking clubs were formed and work camps organized, and hundreds of rural folk schools and communes sprang up across the country. In the 1930s, Nazism swallowed thisso-called Youth Movement virtually whole.A Joyful Pilgrimage is the engaging story of a remnant that survived: the Bruderhof, a 75-yearold community that began when the author andher husband, a well-known writer and lecturer, abandoned their affluent Berlin suburb to start a new life and…    
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Book details

List price: $10.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Plough Publishing House
Publication date: 5/25/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 179
Size: 5.47" wide x 8.46" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Emmy Arnold (1884-1980) was born in Riga, Latvia, to a prominent family of academics. As an adult she turned her back on the middle-class milieu of her upbringing and married Eberhard Arnold, a revolutionary public speaker. In 1920 the couple left their Berlin home and founded a rural commune in the village of Sannerz that still exists in the form of the Bruderhof, a communal movement in the northeastern U.S.

The Wind Blows
Beginning at Sannerz
A New Start
The Rhon Bruderhof
American Journey
Between Time and Eternity
Before the Storm
Conflict with Hitler's State
Eberhard's Last Struggle
The Fight Goes On
The Bruderhof