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    E–pub/Kindle [American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem] Ó 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 Their impact on the city remains today in the form of the American Colony Hotel which continues to p

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    E–pub/Kindle [American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem] Ó Jane Fletcher Geniesse 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

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    E–pub/Kindle [American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem] Ó Jane Fletcher Geniesse Free download American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem 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 the city M

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    E–pub/Kindle [American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem] Ó Jane Fletcher Geniesse Religious fundamentalism run amok but at the same time catering and caring for many that the missionaries of the day just

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    E–pub/Kindle [American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem] Ó Jane Fletcher Geniesse This covered a very interesting subject Here was a religious cult that actually did some good But like in all such groups there was a

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

Free read American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Jane Fletcher Geniesse é 0 Free read 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. Talk about a bittersweet memorable read The American Colony in Jerusalem Now a 5 star hotel which I d often heard about and in a rather positive light given its history of unusual neutrality in that most tense city 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 Enter the Norwegian born Anna and American Horatio Spafford residents of ChicagoAfter a series of tragic losses following the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and a devastating shipwreck Anna and Horatio Spafford led a small American contingent in 1881 to Jerusalem to form a Christian utopian society Riding the wave of Protestant evangelicalism they were eager to witness the Second Coming that was surely at hand complete with a wish to see a Jewish return to the Holy Land views which are still shared by many today A thoroughly researched account the range of abuse within the community was as disturbing to read as their dedication to charitable work to people of all backgrounds was commendable As such in time its reputation grew and hosted famous figures such as TE Lawrence Gertrude Bell and Peter Ustinov whose grandfather was a Russian nobleman I most definitely look forward to reading her other book Passionate Nomad about Freya Stark On a personal happier note the place had recently garnered my attention while writing my book on our Russian grandfather Nicola for that is where he met and of course instantly fell in love with our lovely Palestinian grandmother 3

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Free read American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Jane Fletcher Geniesse é 0 Free read 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. An amazing story of one woman and her capacity to lead and guide many under her wing not always for the betterment of those who followed Her reign began along with her husband Horatio during the Protestant evangelical wave after the Civil Warm when they convinced themselves and a handful of others that the Second Coming was imminent and that they were being called to Jerusalem Even though they were scorned by the American Consul and other missionaries this small group were admired and appreciated by both Muslims and Jews as they cared for the sick and needy of all faiths How far will we go in the name of deity Well written and footnoted

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Free read American Priestess The Extraordinary Story of Anna Spafford and the American Colony in Jerusalem · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Jane Fletcher Geniesse é 0 Free read 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. 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 true throughout our history The preponderance of this history starts a generation after de Tocueville and continues past World War II The major religious crusades in America of the late 1800s drew large crowds but often did not address the underlying social problems At the same time small groups formed believing the end times were near This is the story of one such groupHard economic times are often the instigators of deep religious revival Crises create situations where nimble inventions are created in the form of religious truths Cults are formed of true believers Much like the mega churches of today the Spaffordites had an hierarchy that was able to use fear and awe to keep followers loyal The leaders reaped benefits from the structure than those beneath them While this occurred with the American Colony in Jerusalem the colony was different than the Christian missionaries in the Middle East at that timeThe Spaffordites believed the second coming was near so they moved to Jerusalem to be the bride of Christ when he came Unlike other missionaries they did not proselytize They helped all the poor and needy while living a communal life style based on strict rules Because they helped all regardless of religion they were able to survive the times until a Jewish state was formedOne can glean much from histories of small groups and biographies Authors need to reveal the context in which the subjects act Little known facts are often revealed The egoism of the British Commander in Chief and his need to be seen as conueror of Jerusalem leading to destruction of evidence showing he was a Johnny come lately is one of them Another is the Jewish terrorism in Palestine such as the Deir Yassin massacre on April 9 1948 in which Irgun and Stern Gang commandos executed a wedding party raped and murdered women and children ransacked and dynamited houses Jewish loudspeaker trucks then broadcast the horror throughout Palestinian towns and promised of the same Bits of history some groups would like to have buried seem to appear in unexpected works

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