The Witness of the Brothers: A History of the Bruderhof

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This extraordinary history of the Bruderhof shows how its commitment to religion, family, and community has enabled it to maintain its way of life since its inception over ninety years ago. Although Yaacov Oved identifies social tensions in the movement, he still considers it to be a shining example of communal stability. After the horrors of World War I, German adolescents sought new directions in the form of youth movements. Young people from bourgeois families rejected materialism, celebrated nature, and longed for a ...

The Witness of the Brothers: A History of the Bruderhof 2012, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick

ISBN-13: 9781412849517

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