Pennsylvania Dutch: Folk Spirituality

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Pennsylvania
Dutch

FOLK SPIRITUALITY

Edited by Richard E. Wentz

PAULIST PRESS
New York o Mahwah

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Sources of American Spirituality *
  • Sources of American Spirituality Editorial Board *
  • Pennsylvania Dutch - Folk Spirituality *
  • Contents v
  • General Editor''s Introduction 1
  • Preface 3
  • Introduction 7
  • I- The Pastor and Preacher 33
  • Moses Dissinger- Evangelist and Patriot 35
  • Parre Schtories 49
  • Life of Henry Harbaugh 54
  • II- Journals and Observations 69
  • Journey to Pennsylvania 72
  • The Journal and Letters of Johannes Kelpius 79
  • Chronicon Ephratense 87
  • The Music of the Ephrata Cloister 93
  • Mystical Sayings of Beissel, 1730 97
  • Life''s Description 99
  • The Red Hills 106
  • III- Folk Christmas 115
  • Christmas in Pennsylvania 117
  • The Moravian Christmas 141
  • IV- Spirituality and Healing- Medicine and Folk Beliefs 147
  • Hohman''s Long Hidden Friend 150
  • Pennsylvania German Folk Medicine 175
  • Beliefs and Superstitions of the Pennsylvania Germans 205
  • V- Images in Arts and Crafts 211
  • Pennsylvania German Folk Art 213
  • Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania 240
  • VI- Poems, Tales, and Legends 253
  • The Legends of Mountain Mary 255
  • The Tale of Regina Hartman 257
  • Poems of Henry Harbaugh 259
  • The Pennsylvania German Poetess 277
  • Pennsylvania German Folk Tales 280
  • Bibliographical Note 313
  • Index 315
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