Shakers

[n] - a celibate and communistic Christian sect in the United States
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Shakers

United Society of Believers in Christ`s Second Appearing noun a celibate and communistic Christian sect in the United States
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Shakers

Shakers, popular name for members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, also called the Millennial Church. Members of the movement, who received their name from the trembling produced by religious emotion, were also known as Alethians. The movement originated in a Quaker r...
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Shakers

The Shakers are an American religious sect, more properly called 'The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing'. The term Shakers was first applied to the Quakers, from whom the
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Shakers

The United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, known as the Shakers, was a religious sect founded in the 18th century in England, having branched off from a Quaker community. They were known as `Shaking Quakers` because of their ecstatic behavior during worship services. In 1747 women assumed leadership roles within the sect, no.....
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