A Yankee saint: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community.

by Robert Allerton Parker

Publisher: Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 322 Downloads: 239
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Subjects:

  • Noyes, John Humphrey, 1811-1886.,
  • Oneida Community.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 313-316.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsHX656.O5 P3 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination322 p.
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5411673M
ISBN 100208013199
LC Control Number73002570
OCLC/WorldCa579665

The Oneida Community (), founded by John Humphrey Noyes, survived longer than most; but it eventually succumbed to a combination of all the factors listed above except the first. In fact, Oneida prospered spectacularly, and an idealistic society that the members called "Bible communism" ended up as a wealthy corporation in As Professor Wilson noted, upstate New York became part of the "Yankee Belt" by the nineteenth century. So the region was naturally hospitable to John Humphrey Noyes, founder of the Oneida Community and author of a book entitled History of American Socialisms. Noyes called himself a "perfectionist," as did his followers. Among the most important scholarly studies that focus on the internal dynamics of the Oneida Community throughout its history are Robert Allerton Parker, A Yankee Saint: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, ); Maren Lockwood Carden, Oneida: Utopian Community to Modern Corporation (Baltimore: Johns. Noyes, John Humphrey, –86, American reformer, founder of the Oneida community, b. Brattleboro, Vt. He studied theology at Yale but lost his license to preach because of his perfectionist doctrine. This took its name from Mat. and was based on the belief that man's innate sinlessness could be regained through communion with Christ.

Spencer Klaw, Without Sin: The Life and Death of the Oneida Community. New York: Allen Lane, Penguin Press, Pierrepont B. Noyes, My Father's House: An Oneida Boyhood. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, John Allerton Parker, A Yankee Saint: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Oneida Community Circular, it said, would no longer be published, and in large black type, a Prospectus announced the forthcoming publication of a new paper entitled The American Socialist, devoted to "the progress of socialism everywhere," to be edited by John Humphrey Noyes This in itself was not too surprising since Noyes had been the. Told by a descendant of one of the Community’s original families, Ellen Wayland-Smith's Oneida is a captivating story that straddles two centuries to reveal how a radical, free-love sect, turning its back on its own ideals, transformed into a purveyor of the white-picket-fence American dream. John Humphrey Noyes had the idea that we were all equal members of Christ’s body. PB Noyes’s generation was basically atheist. What energized them then was to take the labor-capital divide, which was so bitter in the first couple of decades of the twentieth century, and to make it better.

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In addition to serving as a drama critic and contributor to periodicals such as Critical Opinion and The Arts, Parker became interested in popular religious movements and was the author of several biographies including A Yankee Saint (), a study of John Humphrey Noyes, and The Incredible Messiah () which examined the Father Divine movement.

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Considered to be one of the definitive biographies on John Humphrey Noyes, an American preacher, radical religious philo. A Yankee Saint. A Yankee Saint a biography of John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community. He built not only Oneida but Putney and Wallingsford Communities.A Socialist he was active in the community as a preacher.

A Yankee saint; John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida community by Robert Allerton Parker (Book) My father's house; an Oneida boyhood by Pierrepont Noyes (Book). A Yankee Saint: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community By Robert Allerton Parker G.P.

Putnam's Sons, Read preview Overview America's Communal Utopias By Donald E. Pitzer University of North Carolina Press, Coordinates. The Oneida Community was a perfectionist religious communal society founded by John Humphrey Noyes and his followers in near Oneida, New community believed that Jesus had already returned in AD 70, making it possible for them to bring about Jesus's millennial kingdom themselves, and be free of sin and perfect in this world, not just in Heaven (a belief called.

Fortunately, while GW Noyes was still alive, he allowed Robert Allerton Parker to have unlimited access to the family archive. Parker used these materials to produce the only “authorized” biography of JHN, A Yankee Saint: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community ().

The remains of the family archive was finally collected at Syracuse University. Robert Allerton Parker, A Yankee Saint: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community (New York ) is the classic positive account and still the best over-all introduction to Noyes and his communal experiments.

Many scholarly and popular writers have treated Noyes as a prototype for the future. For three of the. A Yankee Saint John Humphrey Noyes And The Oneida Community. ; dosuv John Allerton Parker, A Yankee Saint: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community.

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, Robert David Thomas, The Man Who Would Be Perfect: John Humphrey Noyes and the Utopian Impulse. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, John Humphrey Noyes Was an American utopian socialist.

He founded the Oneida Community in ; believed in a benign deity, in the sweetness of human nature, and in the possibility of a perfect Christion community on earth. Lee "A Yankee Saint John Humphrey Noyes And The Oneida Community" por Robert Allerton Parker disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

Considered to be one of the definitive biographies on John Humphrey Noyes, an American preacher, radical religious philo. Among Mr. Parker's works were “A Yankee Saint,” about John Humphrey Noyes, founder of the controversial Oneida Community, upstate New York, published inand “The In credible Messiah.

Oneida, N.Y. published by the Oneida Community, Third edition, 8vo, pp. 48; original printed gray wrappers; fine.

Earlier editions appeared in and Noyes, John Humphrey, –86, American reformer, founder of the Oneida Oneida, city ( pop. 10,), Madison co., central N.Y.; inc.

Tableware was long the best-known product, and some is still manufactured in neighboring Sherrill, N.Y. Machine parts and food and dairy processing are among Oneida's industries.

From tothe Oneida Community resided just outside Oneida, NY. Founded by extremely religious preacher John Humphrey Noyes, the community strived to lead its life parallel to the ideals of Perfectionism, in which its member “persevered in a course of self-improvement, overcoming many obstacles.” 1 Among some of Noyes’s greater ideals, he lived to help the anti-slavery cause.

A Yankee saint; John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community. New York, N.Y., G. Putnam's Sons, p. An interesting account of Noyes and his various communal experiments by a non-member of the Community who enjoyed the interest and support of descendants of the original members in acquiring data and interpreting them.

The Oneida Community, established in by Vermont-native John Humphrey Noyes, was a religious commune. It was a highly controversial commune for its time. In a nutshell, Noyes believed in complete communalism, to such extreme that the family unit (marriages and parent-child relationships) was broken down and “shared.”.

Utopian socialist John Humphrey Noyes formed his free love commune in Putney, Vermont, inwhere the sexual organs were the ‘first and best channel of the life and love of God'. 'For Noyes's life see George Wallingford Noyes, ed., Religious Experience of John Humphrey Noyes (New York: The Macmillan Co., ) and John Humphrey Noyes, The Putney Community (Oneida: N.

P., ), and Robert Allerton Parker, A Yankee Saint, John Humphrey Noyes and The Oneida Community (New York: G. Putnam's Sons, ). Spencer Klaw's Without Sin chronicles the rise and fall of nineteenth-century America's most successful experiment in Utopian living: the Oneida Community in upstate New York.

Founded in by a small band of Christian Perfectionists under the leadership of John Humphrey Noyes, the Community flourished for more than thirty years. See note 9 above. Norman O. Brown, often described as a principal theorist of the counter culture, has formulated a Utopian model in which a nonrepressed, erotic mankind would live in a style apparently anticipated by John Humphrey Noyes (see Life against Death).Noyes's rejection of tradition and, in fact, of all historical precedents, his bold proclamation of a new kingdom of the spirit.

Michael Barkun, Syracuse University, "John Humphrey Noyes and Millennialism". David White, "John Humphrey Noyes: Philosopher of Bible Communism", Philosophy Now, September/October Oneida Colony Description.

Robert Allerton Parker, A Yankee Saint: John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community. proponents of hyper-preterism was John Humphrey Noyes (–86), the founder of the Oneida Community.”7 After briefly describing Noyes’ conclusions concerning the doctrine of the Second Coming, I mentioned a few other nineteenth century writers such as James Stuart Russell, Ernest Hampden-Cook, and Milton Terry whose works have.

Religious experience of John Humphrey Noyes: Founder of the Oneida Community [George Wallingford Noyes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Oneida Community was a religious commune founded by John Humphrey Noyes in in Oneida, New community believed that Jesus had already returned in AD 70, making it possible for them to bring about Jesus's millennial kingdom themselves, and be free of sin and perfect in this world, not just Heaven (a belief called Perfectionism).The Oneida Community practiced.

John Humphrey Noyes, founder of utopian communities in Putney, Vermont, and Oneida, New York, remain one of the most enigmatic reformers of the nineteenth century.

The last biography, written over forty years ago, portrayed Noyes as a "Yankee Saint," a man of progressive ideas and religious vision.Rinehart. New York. (By the stirpiculture son of John Humprey Noyes and President for many years of the Oneida Community Corporation.) Noyes, Pierrepont.

My Father's House, An Oneida Boyhood. Farrar and Rinehart. New York. Parker, Robert A. A Yankee Saint; John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community. Putnam. New York.

Oneida Community a religious commune founded by John Humphrey Noyes in in Oneida, New York. The community believed that Jesus had already returned in AD 70, making it possible for them to bring about Jesus's millennial kingdom themselves, and be free of sin and perfect in this world, not just Heaven (a belief called Perfectionism).