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Interview with Dr. Marcus Miller

Type:

Sound

Date:

06/08/1976

Item:

Audio recording

Container:

3

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

C79-87

General Note/Comment

  • One audio cassette. Side 1: Miller talks about his family's history and religious background and the characteristics of various denominations: Old German Baptist Bretherens, Pietists, etc. Talks about splits in the German Baptist church over automobiles and other issues, their opposition to the paying preachers and the establishment of Sunday schools, and some members' choice not to use electricity. Side 2: Discussed young people in the church, bible education at home, divisions within the church, friendliness in the church, bans on rubber tires, women making their own dresses, and encouraging beard-wearing in men. He also discusses children who leave the church, marriage outside the church, the enthusiasm of converts, and the use of and choosing of proper automobiles. See C78-37 for another interview with Miller.

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