EBOOK American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem


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    EBOOK American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Talk about a bittersweet memorable read The American Colony in Jerusalem Now a 5 star hotel which I'd often heard

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    EBOOK American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Free read Ý PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Jane Fletcher Geniesse Fascinating story of The Overcomers a religious cult from Chicago who moved to Jerusalem to await the Second Coming of Christ in the late 1800's Their interest was not prosleytizing in fact they counted both Arabs and Jews among their staunchest supporters but only originally to place themselves at the foot of Christ and His return

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    EBOOK American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem I had heard of the Ame

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    EBOOK American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Read & download American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Besides all the issues with Anna and the Overcommers I was interested in the end talking about the Jewish and Palestinian divide It just reinforced what I recently read on the subject The ineuality that Palestinians are enduring is not really acceptable today when you know what the Jews endured during the Holocaust Read Susan Nathan's The Other Side of Israel My Journey Across the Arab Divide herself a Jew Another is A

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    Read & download American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Free read Ý PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Jane Fletcher Geniesse Jane Fletcher Geniesse ↠ 2 Summary After I read this book I talked about it so much that my co workers started openly mocking me But it was THAT GOOD uick background for those that don't go to Jerusalem on a regular basis the American Colony hotel is one of the famous hotels in central Jerusalem the other two probably being the King David and the David Citadel and particualarly notable because it actually sits in East Jerusalem now the predominately Arab part of t

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    EBOOK American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem I finished reading this book late on a Saturday too late to write a good review It is Sunday and inasmuch as this book is about a Christian sect an appropriate day to write the review The author uotes Alexis de Tocueville who toured the US in 1831Religious insanity is very common in the United States A statement which seems to run

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    Free read Ý PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Jane Fletcher Geniesse Jane Fletcher Geniesse ↠ 2 Summary Read & download American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Religious fundamentalism run amok but at the same time catering and caring for many that the missionaries of the day just ca

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    EBOOK American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Free read Ý PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Jane Fletcher Geniesse Jane Fletcher Geniesse ↠ 2 Summary This covered a very interesting subject Here was a religious cult that actually did some good But like in all such groups there was also lots of exploitation of the followers in the group and lots of weirdness involved The writing was well researched but I felt like there were various places where the prose was not as clear as it could have been For instance there was a collision of two ships mid ocean and it was not cl

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    EBOOK American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem An amazing story of one woman and her capacity to lead and guide many under her wing not always for the betterm

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    EBOOK American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem An excellent story of the Overcomers in Jerusalema group of Americans and Swedes who moved to Jerusalem in the late 1800s to await the Second Coming While their religious beliefs were odd their impact on the city through the 1st World War and even to this day as their colony buildings continue to operate as a hotel was largely ben

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Read & download American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem

American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Free read º 102 Read & download American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Her credulous followers lived through and closely participated in the titanic upheavals that eventually formed the modern Middle East Written with flair and insight American Priestess provides a fascinating exploration of the seductive power of evangelicalism and raises uestions about the manipulation of religion to serve personal goals A powerful narrative the story sweeps through the dramatic collapse of the Ottoman Empire the establishment of the British Mandate and finally the founding of Israel where Anna’s house in East Jerusalem now the American Colony Hotel stands as an exemplar of beauty and comfort despite its turbulent history. Religious fundamentalism run amok but at the same time catering and caring for many that the missionaries of the day just cast aside There is a whole cast of saints and sinners and a few are found to be both Ms Geniesse has created a well researched book on the American Colony in Jerusalem and given a tide of history of the middle east an area of complexities to this day Truly a fascinating read The Spaffords created the American Colony as a place for the group to prepare for the end of the world The patriarch of this cult is Horatio Spafford but upon his death and really just before his death Anna his wife who becomes known as Mother is the controlling figure The majority of the children are ill educated except for those who borrow books from Johanna Brooke who became a model for escape from the loss of personality in a self deluded religious group such as ours For many who stayed it was safer not to think at allAnna was not the first and certainly will not be the last to use religion as a tool in the service of goals having to do with Caesar than with God If there is a lesson to be learned from this small slice of history surely it is the importance of thinking for oneself lest one be victimized Still the colony left a legacy of generosity to the people they served and Bertha and her descendants have carried it on And if anything is true of Americans and fits their ideal of the American Dream it is the inclination to think for themselves as ready and willing to help others in the service of making the world a better place

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American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem

American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Free read º 102 Read & download American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem For generations in Jerusalem a fabled mansion has been the retreat for foreign correspondents diplomats pilgrims and spies–but until now few have known the true story of the house that became the American Colony Hotel or its bizarre history of tragedy religious extremism emotional blackmail and peculiar sexual practices During the boom years following the Civil War in the country’s heartland capital Chicago a prominent lawyer Horatio Spafford and his blue eyed wife Anna rode the mighty wave of Protestant evangelicalism deluging the nation When suddenly tragedy struck the charismatic Spaffords grieving attracted followers eager to belie. Fascinating story of The Overcomers a religious cult from Chicago who moved to Jerusalem to await the Second Coming of Christ in the late 1800 s Their interest was not prosleytizing in fact they counted both Arabs and Jews among their staunchest supporters but only originally to place themselves at the foot of Christ and His return Their impact on the city remains today in the form of the American Colony Hotel which continues to provide four star lodging to important visitors to the Holy City The author did a fine job of admiring their many positive contributions while never white washing the increasingly problematic behavior of Anna Spafford who assumed leadership of the group on the death of her husband

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American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Free read º 102 Read & download American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem Ve their prophecy that the Second Coming was at hand and in 1881 sailed with them to Jerusalem to see the Messiah alight on the Mount of Olives No sooner had they settled into the Holy City than the U S Consul and the established Christian missionaries declared them heretics and whispered of sexual deviance Yet Muslims and Jews admired their unflagging care of the sick and the needy and Jews were intrigued with their advocacy of a Jewish Return to Zion When Horatio died Anna assumed leadership shocking even her adherents by abolishing marriage and established a dictatorship that was not always benevolent Ever dogged by controversy she and. Besides all the issues with Anna and the Overcommers I was interested in the end talking about the Jewish and Palestinian divide It just reinforced what I recently read on the subject The ineuality that Palestinians are enduring is not really acceptable today when you know what the Jews endured during the Holocaust Read Susan Nathan s The Other Side of Israel My Journey Across the Arab Divide herself a Jew Another is Against our Better Judgement by Allison Weir Facinating reads Not many people know of this history but they should

  • Hardcover
  • 378
  • American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem
  • Jane Fletcher Geniesse
  • English
  • 01 June 2020
  • 9780385519267