Habermann's Prayerbook, first published in 1567 at Wittenberg, Germany, by Johann Habermann, one of the most widely used Protestant prayerbooks ever published, was popular among the Mennonites of Germany and the eastern United States (first edition in America by Christopher Saur at Germantown, Pennsylvania, in 1749). It is still widely used by the Old Order Amish in the form of the smaller edition, Der Kleine Habermann, or Christliche Morgen-und Abend-Gebeter auf alle Tage der Woche.
Friedmann, Robert. Mennonite Piety Through the Centuries. Goshen, Indiana, 1949: 203f.
|Author(s)||Harold S Bender|
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Bender, Harold S. "Habermann's Prayerbook." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 23 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Habermann%27s_Prayerbook&oldid=81567.
Bender, Harold S. (1959). Habermann's Prayerbook. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Habermann%27s_Prayerbook&oldid=81567.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1089. All rights reserved.
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