A SUMMARY vIEW of the MILLENNIAL CHURCH or
United Society of Believers, commonly called SHAKERS.
General Principles of their Faith and Testimony.

Published by the Shakers in 1823; Reprinted in 1848.  
    AUTHENTIC MANUSCRIPT – Descriptive INDEX of Excerpts
       Transcribed from the 1848 Second Edition

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A

SUMMARY VIEW

OF THE

THE MILLENNIAL CHURCH,

OR

UNITED SOCIETY OF BELIEVERS,

COMMONLY CALLED SHAKERS.

COMPRISING

THE RISE, PROGRESS AND PRACTICAL ORDER OF THE SOCIETY.

TOGETHER WITH THE

GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF THEIR FAITH AND TESTIMONY.


In the days of these kings shall the God of Heaven set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed. DANIEL


 

SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND IMPROVED.
REPUBLISHED BY THE UNITED SOCIETY WITH THE APPROBATION OF THE MINISTRY


ALBANY:
PRINTED BY C. VAN BENTHUYSEN.
1848


 

This 384 page book was written by the Shakers not only to answer the repeated questions from the World about their origin, beliefs, and practices but also  to correct the false and erroneous statements concerning them, that had been published by worldly writers in various media.  
Here presented are
Excerpts from the Authentic Original as well as the entire Table of Contents of the Revised and Improved Second Edition, 1848.

 


Descriptive Index of On-Line EXCERPTS

 

Index of Other:   Shaker Manuscripts On-Line

 

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