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Free download Octavia Daughter of God è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free In 1919 in the wake of the upheaval of World War I a remarkable group of English women came up with their own solution to the world's griefa new religion At the heart of the Panacea Society was a charismatic and autocratic leader a vicar's widow named Mabel Barltrop Her followers called her Octavia and believed that she was the daughter of God sent to build the New Jerusalem in BedfordProclaiming the female aspects of God Octavia attracted former suffragettes middle class Christian women and passionate spiritual seekers to Bedford where they followed her in rigorous religious practices She appointed twelve women as her apostles. I am so so happy about this book Can you believe that there was an English cult that thought the daughter of God lived in Bedford And they kept a house for Christ to return to And the daughter of God issued directives about HOW TO BAKE CAKES It s everything I love most in the world it s perfect and it s all TRUE 13Please note this review is meant as a recommendation only If you use it in any marketing material online or anywhere on a published book without asking permission from me first I will ask you to remove that use immediately Thank you Marriage by Deception you use it in any marketing material online or anywhere on a published book without asking permission from me first I will ask A Tangled Affair The Pearl House #2 you to remove that use immediately Thank Matthews Choice you

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Free download Octavia Daughter of God è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Zed personality of Octavia; the faith of her devoted followers who believed they would never die; and the intricacies and intrigues of her close knit communityBut Octavia Daughter of God is also about a moment at the advent of modernity when a generation of newly empowered women tried to re make Christianity in their own image Startlingly modern in their resolve and curiously reactionary in their social views and politics their story is a portrait of an age It offers a window into the anxieties and hopes of the interwar years through the lives of ordinary people who believed extraordinary things about God this world and the next. I m slowly developing an interest in early 20th century British history This book combines all the things I normally love about Chinese religion millenarianism women in leading roles apocalyptic visions spirit writing immortality etc but transfers them to a very middle class setting in Bedford with old English ladies creating their own heterodox cult It is a fascinating piece of history A group of women who came to contact each other over the writings of Joanna Southcott came to believe that one of them was the daughter of god a female messiah who had come to give immortal life in this world and they set up their own religious community in Bedford Some of the An Impolite Seduction Countess Trilogy #2 years through the lives of ordinary people who believed extraordinary things about God this world and the next. I m slowly developing an interest in early 20th century British history This book combines all the things I normally love about Chinese religion millenarianism women in leading roles apocalyptic visions spirit writing immortality etc but transfers them to a very middle class setting in Bedford with old English ladies creating their own heterodox cult It is a fascinating piece of history A group of women who came to contact each other over the writings of Joanna Southcott came to believe that one of them was the daughter of god a female messiah who had come to give immortal life in this world and they set up their own religious community in Bedford Some of the

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Free download Octavia Daughter of God è PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free And put the rest to work to spread her Word that human beings through Panacea could achieve immortal life on earthAcclaimed historian Jane Shaw found the last living members of the Panacea Society who revealed to her their immense painstakingly preserved archives She discovered a utopian community that once had seventy residents thousands of followers and an international healing ministry that reached 130000 people around the globe Octavia Daughter of God is a fascinating group biography and a revelatory work of cultural and narrative history Vividly told by turns funny and tragic it reveals in intimate detail the complex out si. There are two main rules to follow when setting up a religion first never make a claim for the end of the world and second never claim immortality for your leader While the Panacea Society did not make the first mistake they fell full prey to the second Not only did they claim immortality of their leader Octavia but also for each of them Now the religion is no but they had a good run of it over ninety years of faith carried out in the Holy Town of BedfordLast year I visited the Holy Town to The Campus home of the Panacea Society I even had tea and lemon drizzle cake in the garden believed by the Society to be the Garden of Eden itself It was a beautiful July

  • Hardcover
  • 416
  • Octavia Daughter of God
  • Jane Shaw
  • English
  • 05 July 2017
  • 9780224075008