God Among the Shakers: Search for Stillness & Faith at Sabbathday Lake
In the tradition of "Plain and Simple" and "The Cloister Walk", this book offers a rare, intimate account of one woman's journey into the world of the Shakers--a radical Christian sect whose belief in a Mother-Father God, equal rights for all, and direct interaction with the spirits of the dead shocked other established religious communities Print ads. NPR sponsorships .
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Review: God Among the Shakers: The Search for Stillness and Faith at Sabbathday LakeUser Review - Ann Gabhart - Goodreads
A research book for me. This is a story about a writer who goes to live with the present day Shakers in Sabbathday Lake, Maine. Written in the late nineties. It helped me see the Shaker religion in a new light and how their beliefs softened somewhat and changed over the years. Nicely written. Read full review
Review: God Among the Shakers: The Search for Stillness and Faith at Sabbathday LakeUser Review - Diane - Goodreads
Although I loved hearing the voices of the members of the Sabbathday Lake Shaker community (Brothers Wayne and Arnold, Sister Frances), I really disliked this book. I couldn't help but feel that the ... Read full review