The Vision of New Clairvaux or Ethical Reconstruction Through combination of Agriculture and Handicraft, under Conditions which exercise Emotion, Sentiment and Imagination, with loyalty to a supreme Ideal

TitleThe Vision of New Clairvaux or Ethical Reconstruction Through combination of Agriculture and Handicraft, under Conditions which exercise Emotion, Sentiment and Imagination, with loyalty to a supreme Ideal
Year for Search1909
AuthorsPressey, Edward Pearson (b. 1869)
Date Published1909
PublisherSherman, French and Company
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Intentional community modeled on the vision of Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153), founder of the Cistercian monastery of Clairvaux. It is called “an ethical experiment station” (19), and stresses the advantages of country life, handicrafts, and small industries. The author, a Unitarian minister, founded such a community in Montague, Massachusetts in the 1890s.

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Author Note

The author (b. 1869) was a Unitarian minister.

Full Text

1909 Pressey, Edward Pearson (b. 1869). The Vision of New Clairvaux or Ethical Reconstruction Through combination of Agriculture and Handicraft, under Conditions which exercise Emotion, Sentiment and Imagination, with loyalty to a supreme Ideal. Boston, MA: Sherman, French and Company. NN

Intentional community modeled on the vision of Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153), founder of the Cistercian monastery of Clairvaux. It is called “an ethical experiment station” (19), and stresses the advantages of country life, handicrafts, and small industries. The author, a Unitarian minister, founded such a community in Montague, Massachusetts in the 1890s.