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us: Hutterian Brethren


  • Here are entered works on the Hutterite communities originating in the Anabaptist movement of the 16th century. Works on the communal movement founded by Eberhard Arnold in the early 20th century, known as the Bruderhof, Society of Brothers, or Hutterian Brethren are entered under [Bruderhof Communities.]

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    • us: Hutterische BrĂ¼der
    • us: Hutterite Brethren
    • us: Hutterites
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    • found: Anabaptist church WWW site, June 4, 2009: Hutterian Brethren Church (Hutterian Brethren; commonly called the Hutterites, originated in 16th century Europe)
    • found: Britannica online, June 4, 2009 (Hutterite: member of the Hutterian Brethren, a branch of the Anabaptist movement, originally from Austria and South Germany, whose members found refuge from persecution in Moravia; still survives, mostly in the western sections of the United States and Canada, and has a population of about 20,000; in colonies of 60 to 150 persons, they operate collective farms (Bruderhof) and, not unlike the Old Order Amish, remain aloof from outside society, taking no part in politics; pacifist)
    • found: Columbia encyclopedia, 2008, via Credo reference WWW site, June 4, 2009 (Hutterian Brethren: A body of Christians practicing strict communism based on religious principles. The Brethren are descendants of those Moravian Anabaptists who were followers of Jacob Hutter, a minister from the Tyrol who was burned at the stake in 1536 ... also known as Hutterische Brethren or Hutterites)
    • found: WWW.hutterites.org website, June 20, 2012 (The Hutterian Brethren or Hutterites are a faith group stemming from the Radical Reformation of the 16th century)
    • found: Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online website, June 20, 2012 (The Hutterian Brethren, also called Hutterites, the Austrian branch of the great Anabaptist movement of the 16th century)
    • found: The Oxford dictionary of the Christian church, 1983 (Anabaptists: Communities which found asylum in Moravia and, under the leadership of Jacob Hutter ... certain of their descendants, now known as Hutterites or Hutterian Brethren, are to be found in the United States)
    • found: The Canadian Encyclopedia website, June 20, 2012 (Hutterites are one of 3 major sectarian groups (the others are the Mennonites and the Amish) surviving today and the only group to insist rigorously on the communal form of existence)
    • found: Encyclopedia of Canada's peoples, 1999 (Hutterites: The Hutterites came to Canada from the United States, but they trace their origins to the Protestant Reformation that spread throughout Europe in the sixteenth century)
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the Hutterite communities originating in the Anabaptist movement of the 16th century. Works on the communal movement founded by Eberhard Arnold in the early 20th century, known as the Bruderhof, Society of Brothers, or Hutterian Brethren are entered under [Bruderhof Communities.]
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    • Note under [Bruderhof Communities]
  • Change Notes

    • 2009-06-04: new
    • 2012-09-12: revised
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