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Adams, Charles B. Our Moravian Hymn Heritage: Chronological Listing of Hymns and Tunes of Moravian Origin in the American Moravian Hymnal of 1969.Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Department of Publications, 1984.
Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1972.
Bailyn, Bernard and Philip D. Morgan. Strangers Within the Realm: Cultural Margins of the First British Empire.Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.
Berkin, Carol. First Generations: Women in Colonial America. New York: Hill and Wang, 1996.
Bushman, Richard L. The Refinement of America: Persons, Houses, Cities. New York: Vintage Books, 1992.
Brock, Peter. Pacifism in the United States: From the Colonial Era to the First World War.Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1968.
Brown, Dale. Understanding Pietism. Revised edition. Nippanee, Indiana: Evangel Publishing House, 1996.
Caldwell, Alice May. "Music of the Moravian "Liturgische Gesänga" 1791-1823: From Oral to Written Tradition. " Ph.D. diss. New York University, 1987. UMI Dissertation Services.
Chase, Thomas Christopher. "Christian Frederick Post, 1715-1785: Missionary and Diplomat to the Indians of America." Ph.D. diss. Pennsylvania State University, 1982. UMI Dissertation Services.
Conrad, Maia Turner. "'Struck in Their Hearts': David Zeisberger's Moravian Mission to the Delaware Indians in Ohio, 1767-1808." Ph.D, diss. The College of William and Mary, 1998. UMI Dissertation Services.
David, Hans T. Musical Life in the Pennsylvania Settlements of the Unitas Fratrum. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Moravian Music Foundation, 1959.
Day, Sherman. Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania; containing a copious selection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographic sketches, anecdotes, ec. relating to its history and antiquities, both general and local, with topographical descriptions of every county and all the larger towns in the state. Philadelphia: G.W. Gorton; New Have: Durrie and Peck, 1843.
De Schweinitz, Edmund A. The History of the Church Known as the Unitas Fratrum. Second edition. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Moravian Publication Concern, 1901.
Dreydoppel, Otto Jr, "Here We Stand: The Moravian Church Among the Churches of the Reformation." Paper presented to the Provincial Women's Board of the Northern Province, The Moravian Church of America, Bethlehem, Pa., 1999.
Dreyer, Frederick. The Genesis of Methodism. Bethlehem, Pa.: Lehigh University Press, 1999.
Egle, William Henry, ed. Names of Foreigners Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania, 1727-1757, with the Foreign Arrivals, 1786-1808. Baltimore: Geneaological Publishing Company, 1994.
Erbe, Hellmut, 1898-. Bethlehem, Pa: A Communistic Herrnhut Colony of the 18th Century. Stuttgart: Foreign and Home Publication Joint Stock Company, 1959.
Espenshade, A. Howry. Pennsylvania Place Names. Baltimore, Genealogical Publications Company, 1970.
Faull, Katherine M. Moravian Women's Memoirs: Their Related Lives, 1750-1820.Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1997.
Felldin, Jeanne Robey and Inman, Gloria Kay Vandiver. Index to the 1800 census of Pennsylvania. Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1984.
Fliegel, Carl John. Index to the Records of the Moravian Mission Among the Indians of North America. 4 vols. New Haven, Research Publications, 1970.
Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys: German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America, 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
Fox, Francis S. Sweet Land of Liberty: The Ordeal of the American Revolution in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.
Freeman, Arthur J. An Ecumenical Theology of the Heart: The Theology of Count Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf. Bethlehem, Pa. and Winston-Salem, N.C.: The Moravian Church in America, 1998.
Fries, Adelaide L. The Moravians in Georgia, 1735-1740. Raleigh, N.C. Edwards & Broughton, 1905.
__________, ed. The Road to Salem. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: John F. Blair, 1993.
__________, et al, eds. Records of the Moravians in North Carolina. 12 vols. Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1922-1969.
Glancy, Shawn. Subject Index to the Transactions of the Moravian Historical Society. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Moravian University and Theological Seminary, 1997.
Gollin, Gillian. Moravians in Two Worlds: A Study of Changing Communities. New York: Columbia University Press, 1967.
Gray, Elma E and Leslie Robb Gray. Wilderness Christians: The Moravian Mission to the Delaware Indians. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1956.
Grumet, Robert S. The Lenapes. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1989.
Hatch, Nathan O. The Democratization of American Christianity. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1989.
Hamilton, J. Taylor. A History of the Church Known as the Moravian Church, or the Unitas Fratrum or the Unity of the Brethren, During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Times Publishing Printers, 1900.
Hamilton, Kenneth G., trans. ed. The Bethlehem Diary. Volume I 1742-1744.Bethlehem, Pa.: The Archives of the Moravian Church, 1971.
______. John Ettwein and the Moravian Church During the Revolutionary Period. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Times Publishing Company, 1940.
Humphrey, John T. Pennsylvania Births, Northampton County, 1733-1800. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1991.
Heckewelder, John. A Narrative of the Misison of the United Brethren Among the Delaware and Mohegan Indians, From its Commencement In the Year 1740, to the Close of the Year 1808. Philadelphia: McCarty & Davis, 1820.
________. History, Manners, and Customs of the Indian Nations Who Once Inhabited Pennslvania and the Neighbouring States. Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1876.
Hoxie, Frederick E., editor. Encyclopedia of North American Indians. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996.
Hutton, Joseph E. A History of Moravian Missions. London: Moravian Publication Office, 1923.
Keenan, Jerry. Encyclopedia of American Indian Wars 1492-1890. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1997.
Kinkel, Gary Steven. Our Dear Mother the Spirit: An Investigation of Count Zinzendorf's Theology and Praxis. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1990.
Lantz, W. B. Laboritorium. 1951.
Leibert, Augustus H. A chronicle of the first century of Bethlehem, Pa., 1741-1841. [Bethlehem, Pa. : s.n.], c1921.
Levering, Joseph Mortimer. A History of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 1741-1892 with some account of its founders and their early activity in America. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Times Publishing Company, 1903.
Lewis, A. J. Zinzendorf: The Ecumenical Pioneer. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1962.
Louthan, Howard and Andrea Sterk. John Comenius: The Labryrinth of the World and the Paradise of the Heart. New York: Paulist Press, 1998.
Levy, Barry. Quakers and the American Family: British Settlement in the Delaware Valley. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.
Litchfield, Carter, et. al. The Bethlehem Oil Mill 1745-1934: German Technology in Early Pennsylvania. Kembelsville, Pa.: Olearius Editions, 1984.
Martin, John Hill, 1823-1906. Historical sketch of Bethlehem in Pennsylvania, with some account of the Moravian Church. Philadelphia, Printed for O. Rogers, 1872.
McCorkle, Donald. The Moravian Contribution to American Music. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Moravian Music Foundation, 1956.
Merrell, James H. Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.
Merritt, Jane T. At the Crossroad: Indians and Empires on the mid-Atlantic Frontier, 1700-1763. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.
Murtagh, William J. Moravian Architecture and Town Planning: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Other Eighteenth-Century American Settlements. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.
Myers, Elizabeth L. (Elizabeth Lehman). The story of the Gemein Haus. Bethlehem, Pa. : s.n., 1924.
Myers, Richard E. Northampton County in the American Revolution. Easton, Pa.: Northampton County Historical Society, 1976.
Nash, Gary B. Quakers and Politics: Pennsylvania, 1681-1726. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1968.
__________. The Urban Crucible: The Northern Seaports and the Origins of the American Revolution. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1986.
Nelson, Vernon H. The Bethlehem Gemeinhaus; a National Historic Landmark. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Oaks Printing , 1990.
Oerter, A. L. The Whitefield House on the Ephrata Property at Nazareth, Pa.: 1740-1914, An Historical Sketch. Bethlehem, Pa.: Times Publishing Company, 1914.
Rau, Albert G. and Hans T. David. A Catalogue of Music by American Moravians 1742-1842. Bethlehem, Pa.: Times Publishing Company, 1938.
Reichel, William C., ed. Memorials of the Moravian Church Volume.Philadelphia, Pa.: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1870.
Reichel, William C. A History of the Rise, Progress, and Present Condition of the Bethlehem Female Seminary. With a Catalogue of its Pupils, 1785-1858. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1858.
Reichel, William Cornelius, 1824-1876. The Crown Inn, near Bethlehem. Penna. 1745. A history, touching the events that occurred at that noble hostelry, during the reigns of the second and third Georges, and rehearsing the transmission of "the Simpson tract" ... Bucks county ... from William Penn ... to Margaret and William Lowther ... and last. to Jasper Payne ... for the sole use and behoof of his Moravian brethren. between 1681 and 1746 .... [Philadelphia] King & Baird, Printers, 1872.
Reichel, William Cornelius, 1824-1876,. The Old Moravian Sun Inn, Bethlehem, Penna., 1758. Bethlehem, Pa. : The Sun Inn Preservation Ass'n, 1981.
Reichel, William C. and William H. Bigler. A History of the Moravian Seminary for Young Ladies, at Bethlehem, Pa., 4th edition. Bethlehem, Pa.: Moravian Seminary for Young Ladies, 1901.
Rican, Rudolph. The History of the Unity of Brethren: A Protestant Hussite Church in Bohemia and Moravia. Daniel Crews, trans. Bethlehem, Pa.and Winston-Salem, N.C.: The Moravian Church in America, 1992.
Richter, Daniel K. The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The People of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.
__________. Facing East From Indian Country. A Native History of Early America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.
Ruether, Rosemary Radford and Rosemary Skinner Keller, eds. Women and Religion in America, Vol. 2: The Colonial and Revolutionary War Periods.San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1981.
Schattschneider, Allen W. Through Five Hundred Years: A Popular History of the Moravian Church, Beginning with the Story of the Ancient Unitas Fratrum. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Comenius Press, 1956.
Schattschneider, David Allen. "Souls for the Lamb: A Theology for the Christian Mission According to Count Nicolaus Ludwig Von Zinzendorf and Bishop Augustus Gottlieb Spangenberg." Ph.D. diss. Divinity School University of Chicago, 1975.
Schwarze, William N. Ê History of the Moravian University and Theological
Seminary, Founded at Nazareth, Penna., October 2, 1807. Reorganized at
Bethlehem, Penna., August 30, 1858. Bethlehem, Pa.: Times Publishing
Schutt, Amy C. "Forging Identities: Native Americans and Moravian Missionaries in Pennsylvania and Ohio, 1765-1782." Ph.D. diss. Indiana University, 1995. UMI Dissertation Services.
Schultze, Augustus. Guide to the Old Moravian Cemetery of Bethlehem, Pa.1742-1910. Lancaster: Pennsylvania German Society, 1912.
Sensbach, Jon. A Separate Canaan: The Making of an Afro-American World in North Carolina, 1763-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Sessler, Jacob John. Communal Pietism Among Early American Moravians. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1933.
Slaughter, Thomas P. The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Smaby, Beverly Prior. The Transformation of Moravian Bethlehem: From Communal Mission to Family Economy. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988.
Schwarz, Ralph Grayson. Bethlehem on the Lehigh. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Bethlehem Area Foundation, 1991.
Schwarze, William N. and Samuel H. Gapp, trans. A History of the Beginnings of Moravian Work in America: Number 1. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: The Archives of the Moravian Church, 1955.
________ and Ralf Ridgway Hillman, trans. The Dansbury Diaries: Moravian Travel Diaries 1748-1755 of the Reverend Sven Roseen and Others in the Area of Dansbury, now Stroudsburg, Pa. Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1994.
Spinka, Matthew. John Amos Comenius, That Incomparable Moravian. New York: Russell and Russell, 1967.
________. John Hus: A Biography. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1968. Stoeffler, F. Ernest. Continental Pietism and Early American Christianity.Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 1976.
Tepper, Michael, ed. Emigrants to Pennsylvania, 1641-1819: A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists from the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1975.
Traupman-Carr, ed. "Pleasing for Our Use" David Tannenberg and the Organs of the Moravians. Bethlehem, Pa.: Lehigh University Press, 2000.
Turdo, Mark A. Common People, Uncommon Community: Lenape Life in Moravian Missions. Nazareth, Pennsylvania: Moravian Historical Society,1998.
Vandasz, Thomas P. "The History of an Industrial Community: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1741-1920." Ph.D. diss. The College of William and Mary, 1975. UMI Dissertation Services.
Walters, Raymond, 1885-. Bethlehem long ago and to-day. Bethlehem, Pa. : Carey Printing Company, Inc., 1923.
Ward, W. Reginald. Faith and Faction. London: Epworth Press, 1993.
Weinlick, John R. and Albert H. Frank. The Moravian Church Through the Ages. Bethlehem, Pa. and Winston-Salem, N.C: The Moravian Church of America, 1989.
Wheeler, Rachel. "Living Upon Hope: Mahicans and Missionaries, 1730-1760." Ph.D. diss. Yale University, 1999. UMI Dissertation Services.
Wright, Barbara Dowd. "Pilgrim in Bethlehem: A Study of the Influence of American Moravian Pietism on the Identity Formation of a Nineteenth-Century Adolescent Woman." Ph.D. diss. Drew University, 1989. UMI Dissertation Services.
Wright, James. Place names of Northampton County, Pennsylvania. [Nazareth, Pa.] : J&L Wright, c1988.
Yates, W. Ross, et. al. eds. Bethlehem of Pennsylvania: The First One Hundred Years. Bethlehem, Pa.: Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, 1968.
Yates, W. Ross (Willard Ross). Bethlehem of Pennsylvania : the golden years. [Bethlehem, Pa.] : Bethlehem Book Committee, c1976.
Zinzendorf, Nicholas Ludwig von. Nine Public Lectures on Important Subjects of Religion. George W. Forell, trans. and ed. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1973.
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