• Matthias Schleiden
    Matthias Schleiden Matthias Schleiden was a German Biologist and a master micoscopist. He lived from 1804 -1881. Schleiden was influenced by Schelling's Naturphilosophie and the writings of Oken. He worked under Johannes sMuller and tudied primarily cells in plants. Schleiden observed t...
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  • The Kingdom of Matthias
    The Kingdom of Matthias tells the story of a very bizarre religious cult that was founded in New York City in the 1820s. Poor men who were forced by economic necessity took to this religion. Many felt the need to join because of the need for the cult because of the culture of New York City and its m...
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  • Kingdom of Matthias
    In 1830, in the midst of the Second Great Awakening, an addled carpenter in Albany, NY determined that he was truly the wandering Jewish prophet Matthias. Taking advantage of the spiritual swirl of the times, he got several New York businessmen to join his "kingdom", which he established on one of t...
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  • Kingdom of Matthias
    In the nineteenth century, the legal rights of women and men were highly affected by gender and race, both positively and negatively. In the book, “Kingdom of Matthias,” by Paul Johnson and Simon Wilentz, they describe the life of two females, Isabella Van Wagenen and Isabella Matthews Laisdell...
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    During The Second Great Awakening’s religious revival of evangelicalism, Robert Matthews- the self-appointed prophet Matthias- was one of many to create and spread his own ultimately doomed religion, a patriarchal Kingdom of Truth in which Matthias sat at the head as the Father and redeemer. Matth...
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    Some called him a madman, others viewed him as a prophet. The Kingdom of Matthias is the story of Robert Matthews who deems himself as “The Spirit of Truth” and persuades others to partake in his unorthodox beliefs (Wilentz and Johnson, p.5). During the first half of the 19th century many part...
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  • Matthias
    The Kingdom of Matthias is a story about Robert Mathews, and how he became Matthias the prophet. A religious swindler in 1830’s New York, Matthews gained many fanatical followers in his religious kingdom. In my essay I will be talking about who is Matthias, who is Elijah Pierson, how their religi...
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  • Kingdom of Matthias
    The Kingdom of Matthias Paul E. Johnson Online Information For the online version of BookRags' The Kingdom of Matthias Premium Study Guide, including complete copyright information, please visit: http://www.bookrags.com/studyguide-the-kingdom-of-matthias/ Copyright Information ©2000-2007 B...
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  • The Kingdom of Matthias
    Kingdom of Matthias In the book The Kingdom of Matthias Robert Matthews proclaims himself “The Prophet of Truth”, but is he actually the Prophet of Tradition? The Truth, as Matthews sees it, is nothing more than the principles and standards he learned as a boy in the farming town of Cambridge,...
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    The Kingdom of Matthias In The Kingdom of Matthias, Paul E. Johnson retells the tale of a religious cult that was founded in the 1820s-1830s. Robert Matthews, an emigrant who grew up in Cambridge, New York, was a member of the orthodox Scots Presbyterian Church, which at the time was an incredib...
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    Plot Summary The Kingdom of Matthias tells the story of Robert Matthews, who later took on the name Matthias the Prophet. A religious charlatan in 1830s New York, Matthews established a "Kingdom" of fanatical followers, causing a nationwide scandal. Matthews' most fervent follower was...
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  • Applying the theories Rudolf Laban, Frederick Matthias Alexander and Arthur Lessac in practical drama
    This term we were taught some of the practical applications of theories by Rudolf Laban, Frederick Matthias Alexander and Arthur Lessac. Each of these practitioners formed certain theories and created certain exercises that can better one's performance of physical theatre. In this essay I...
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  • The Kingdom Of Matthias
    History 105 Section April 15, 2014 The Kingdom of Matthias The Kingdom of Matthias was one of the biggest and dramatic scandals of the nineteenth century. This narrative follows the lives of Elijah Pierson and Robert Matthews it becomes obvious there is a whole lot more happening...
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