Moravian beginnings in Labrador

papers from a symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale by Hans Rollmann

Publisher: Newfoundland and Labrador Studies, Faculty of Arts Publications, Memorial University in St. John"s, Nfld

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Hans Rollmann
SeriesNewfoundland and Labrador studies, Occasional publication -- no. 2
ContributionsMemorial University of Newfoundland. Faculty of Arts
LC ClassificationsBV2560 .M67 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24428200M
ISBN 109780978184018
LC Control Number2010413185

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Traced here are the beginnings of literacy and literature for Inuit living in Labrador and the eastern Canadian arctic. Inuit living in Labrador in the 19th and early 20th centuries were more literate than white settlers as a direct result of the Moravian missionaries who taught them to read and write in Inuktitut in the mission schools.

Eighteenth-Century Labrador: the European Perspective JAMES K. HILLER Johann Christian Erhardt and the First Moravian Exploration of Labrador in HANS ROLLMANN Hoffnungsthal: The Archaeology and Architecture of Labrador's First Moravian Mission, HENRY CARY In the Wake of the Hope: Jens Haven's The Moravians in Labrador (Classic Reprint) [Author, Unknown] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Moravians in Labrador (Classic Reprint). "The dayspring from on high hath visited us": an examination of the missionary endeavours of the Moravians and the Anglican Church Missionary Society among the Inuit in the Arctic regions of Canada and Labrador, (ss), Ph D.

Thesis, McGill University. Dorais, L.-J. The Canadian Inuit and Their Language. Education and Inuktitut literacy on Labrador's north coast were closely related to the missionary context and the evangelistic intentions of the Moravian Church and produced a religious book culture that pervaded the daily life of Moravian Inuit.

Even more importantly, the Moravian missionaries produced text books for the Inuit, allowing them to become literate very early in Canadian history, from the end of the 18th century.

The Labrador Inuit were the first Inuit to have written in their own language and thus constitute the beginnings of Inuit written literature in Canada. In A Shepherd in the Snow, Moravian minister and doctor, S.

Hutton describes his delight at discovering the ubiquitous bookshelf that could be found in nearly every Labrador Inuit dwelling: " It is worth our while to look more closely at the little shelf from which the man took down the well-worn book. InMoravian missionaries were the first Europeans to settle in Labrador.

Over a year period, they Moravian beginnings in Labrador book a series of eight missions along the coast which became the focus of religious, social and economic activities for the Inuit who gradually came to settle near the communities.

“Introduction,” in Moravian Beginnings in Labrador: Papers from a Symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale, []. “Johann Christian Erhardt and the First Moravian Exploration of Labrador in ,” in Moravian Beginnings in Labrador: Papers from a Symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale, O Lord, deliver us from our despair.

Hear our cries and comfort us. You know the troubles we face; be the balm our souls need in our times of trial. In your name, we pray.

Amen. Moravian Magazine. Our December issue features articles on the Moravian beginnings in Labrador book Christmas traditions, services for solace, communications resources, book reviews, and more. Kennedy, John C. "Two Worlds of Eighteenth-Century Labrador Inuit." Moravian Beginnings in Labrador.

Hans Rollmann. John's: Faculty of Arts Publications, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Print. Lieber, Oscar M. "Winter in Midsummer or A Summer's Jaunt to Labrador." Unpublished Diary, Columbia, SC: University of.

Foreword / Edward Roberts --Two worlds of eighteenth-century Labrador Inuit / John C. Kennedy --Eighteenth-century Labrador: the European perspective / James K. Hiller --Johann Christian Erhardt and the first Moravian exploration of Labrador in / Hans Rollmann --Hoffnungsthal: the archaeology and architecture of Labrador's first Moravian mission, / Henry Cary --In the wake of the Hope:.

shown in this paper, the year thus marks the beginning of a long time series of meteorological observations from Labrador. The authors of this paper are currently researching the climatic history of the Labrador/Nunatsiavut region by tracing the meteorological observations of the Moravian missionaries to be found in scientific.

4 Moravian Sites To Explore In Labrador History. Moravians are German and Czech Protestant devotees that came to Labrador in Cultural Revival. Inthe last missionary was recalled after a year presence. Moravian Points of Interest. The Hebron Mission Station, a. Summary: Traced here are the beginnings of literacy and literature for Inuit living in Labrador and the eastern Canadian arctic.

Inuit living in Labrador in the 19th and early 20th centuries were more literate than white settlers as a direct result of the Moravian missionaries who taught them to read and write in Inuktitut in the mission schools.

Labrador through Moravian Eyes: Years of Art, Photographs and Records. John's: Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, Print. Rollmann, Hans, ed. "Moravian Beginnings in Labrador. Studies from a Symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale ()." Newfoundland and Labrador Studies Occasional Publication 2 (): Print.

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Labrador settlers joined the Moravian church and the church responded to the spiritual needs of the visiting Newfoundland schooner people. Since the 's, Labradorians have become ordained ministers in a church province that has a total membership of ca.

2, and is led today by native Labradorians. The records of the Moravian miss ion in Labrador essentially cover the period from to the twentieth ce ntury. They are comprised in lar ge par t of the incoming and outg oing c orre spondence of the various Mission stations, both correspondence to and from Europe, and intra-Labrador corr espondenc e.

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This article covers the period from the Moravian Church's origin in the early fourteenth century to the beginning of mission work in Further expanding the article, attention will also be paid to the early Moravian settlement at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, following their.

This is now beginning to be displaced by a more complicated picture. A symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale in resulted in the publication of the proceedings, edited by Hans Rollmann and released under the title Moravian Beginnings in Labrador.

Books are wonderful resources for learning more about our Labradors. If you enjoy the articles on the Labrador Site by our founder and best-selling author, Pippa Mattinson, you are sure to enjoy her books.

The Happy Puppy Handbook was Amazon UK’s best selling puppy book for and has received over fantastic reviews. The Moravian missionaries at the Labrador coast and their centuries-long contribution to instrumental meteorological observations Article (PDF Available) in Climatic Change 91(3)   With the approval and support of the British government, Moravian missionaries settled permanently in northern Labrador beginning in They established communal centers for Christian Inuit, to which the aboriginal population increasingly returned from Christmas to Easter and on occasion throughout the year.

Moravian tradition in Labrador: until today Jul 5, - Maja Hinrichs for SoGerman Introduced as a European tradition by Moravian missionaries in the 18th century, Moravian music was transformed over the centuries to become an expression of Inuit culture in Northern Labrador.

Thea Olsthoorn, “Healing Body and Soul in Labrador: The Practice of Medicine by Early Moravian Missionaries” Jared S. Burkholder, “‘As on the Day of Pentecost’: Revivalism, John Greenfield, and the Memory of Aug ” Book reviews. The Moravian Church, formally called the Unitas Fratrum (Latin for "Unity of the Brethren"), known in German as the [Herrnhuter] Brüdergemeine ('Unity of Brethren [of Herrnhut]', after the place of the Church's renewal in the 18th century), is one of the oldest Protestant denominations in the world, dating back to the Bohemian Reformation of the 15th century and the Unity of the Brethren Classification: Protestant.

He gave a very interesting and informative talk about the early beginnings of the Unitas Fratrum in Czechoslovakia, as well as the history of the Moravian Church in Labrador. Sandra Watts, director of the Labrador Interpretation Center, had arranged to have the photo exhibit “Labrador Through Moravian Eyes” on display there.

Jean-Louis Micheli and the Labrador Missions. A leading figure in the context of the support to the Labrador missions of the Moravian Brethren was, without doubt, Jean-Louis Micheli (–), philanthropist and member of Eglise évangélique de Genève.

Micheli was maire (mayor) of the commune of Jussy from to He was a member of the Société des missions Cited by: 3.

London: S. Partridge; Moravian Mission Agency, First edition. An account of the Moravian missions to Labrador. The "Torngak" of the title refers a numinous being that the author calls "The Inuit God of Evil," and the text is an account of "its gradual surrender to the resistless power of the Gospel of the Grace of God.

The story begins with Biblical texts and Moravian missionaries in Labrador. The McGill University Library and English Department are pleased to present The Moravian Beginnings of Canadian Inuit Literature, an exhibit on the written heritage of the remarkably adaptable Inuit culture.

For historical accounts of the Labrador missions, see Moravian beginnings in Labrador: papers from a symposium held in Makkovik and Hopedale, ed.

H. Rollmann (Memorial University, Newfoundland, ); H. Rollmann, ‘Moravians in central Labrador: the indigenous Inuit mission of Jacobus and Salome at Snooks Cove’, Journal of Moravian History Author: Sarah Eyerly.The Moravian Church is sometimes confused as its own religion, one that is similar to the Mormon or Amish faiths, but in fact it's not a separate religion.

The Moravian Church is a denomination within the Protestant religion and Moravians share the same core beliefs, including that Author: Debra Dragon.