Herrnhuter

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Herrnhuter (Eccl. Hist) One of the Moravians; -- so called from the settlement of Herrnhutthe Lord's watch) made, about 1722, by the Moravians at the invitation of Nicholas Lewis, count of Zinzendorf, upon his estate in the circle of Bautzen.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Herrnhuter One of the denomination of Moravians or United Brethren: so called in Germany from the village built by them on the estate of Count von Zinzendorf in Saxony, named Herrnhut, and since serving as the headquarters of the body. See Moravian.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Herrnhuter hern′hut-ėr one of the Moravians or United Brethren, so called from their settlement in 1722 at Herrnhut in Saxony.
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Usage

In literature:

In spite of their disapprobation, the work at Herrnhut prospered, and the more it increased the fiercer their resentment grew.
"The Moravians in Georgia" by Adelaide L. Fries
At New Herrnhut, in Greenland, he founded a settlement, as thoroughly organised as Herrnhut in Saxony.
"History of the Moravian Church" by J. E. Hutton
His recollections of his instruction among the Herrnhuter are full of beauty and pathos.
"Edward Caldwell Moore" by Edward Moore
Herrnhut Community, Goethe attends a synod of, 63; dissociates himself from the community, 79.
"The Youth of Goethe" by Peter Hume Brown
Here from 1749 to 1809 was a settlement of the Herrnhut evangelical brotherhood.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Founding of a Moravian brotherhood at Herrnhut, Saxony.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Thus did Boehme, and the eccentric Kuhlmann, Zinzendorf, and Herrnhuter.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II." by Gustav Freytag
He spent the last years of his life in Herrnhut, where he died in 1841.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
Philo's parents had been in connection with the Herrnhuter Community: in his library were many writings of Count Zinzendorf's.
"Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Work and prayer, strict discipline and brotherly love, rule over the Moravian Brothers of Herrnhut.
"Count Brühl" by Joseph Kraszewski
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