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By Emmy Arnold

ISBN-10: 0874869560

ISBN-13: 9780874869569

Emmy Arnold was once born in 1883 in Riva, Latvia, to a famous family members of lecturers. As an grownup she grew to become her again at the middle-class milieu of her upbringing and married Eberhard Arnold, a innovative public speaker. In 1920 the couple left their Berlin domestic and based a rural commune that also exists within the Bruderhof, and as a Christian communal circulate within the united states, united kingdom and Australia. this can be a biography and historical past of Emmy Arnold's existence and paintings.

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This group envisioned a large settlement house or hall; and they were ready to put one at our disposal, right in the city’s worst slum. Eberhard did a lot of traveling as he looked for a suitable place. Then a letter from Georg Flemmig, a teacher from Schlüchtern, suggested possibilities in that region. His letter came as a call to us, a challenge to live in the manner of the early church. Flemmig told us that groups who lived in the same spirit of expectation were to be found in every part of the country; that the movement was not confined to our own circle.

At one time the weekly rations per person were as follows: 4 lbs. bread; 4½ oz. sugar; less than ½ oz. butter, and a little more margarine. Only rutabagas (a variety of turnips) could be bought without ration cards. Ersatz coffee and many other things were made out of rutabagas.  A Joyful Pilgrimage Seekng Toward the end of the war many people were virtually starving. To make matters worse, there was tremendous inequality. Those who had money and connections were able to get hold of almost anything, while others went for days without food.

We talked about the “new life,” and about eros and agape – human love and divine love. We all felt something was breaking in upon us. One day we hiked to a “life-reform” settlement called the Habertshof in nearby Elm, to see what the “new life” might look like. This communal settlement was begun by Max and Maria Zink, a couple from southern Germany, a year before our own new beginning got under way. We city dwellers were deeply impressed by the simple life of these people up there on a hillside – and by their complete lack of pretension, which showed itself in their adoption of a  A Joyful Pilgrimage The Wnd Blows plain peasant-style garb.

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