"[A] lively and delightfully illustrated book. . . . An exploration of gifts, the book itself would make a remarkable one for any reader interested in Moravian history and material culture."
-Religious Studies Review
A truly impressive treat. . . . A lavishly illustrated volume full of historical detail, traditions, and more. Moravian Christmas in the South
is a book the whole family can enjoy. It's the next best thing to being there.
The vividly illustrated book, [Moravian Christmas in the South], is a captivating guide to understanding and engaging in the rich celebrations of the past.
"The ultimate Moravian coffee table book! . . . This handsome edition engages the reader with sights and sounds of Moravian Christmases past and present. . . . An excellent Christmas present for any Moravian household!"
Nancy Smith Thomas has captured much of the Moravians' contributions to Christmas in a well-researched, clearly-written and beautifully illustrated new book. . . .
About the Author
Nancy Smith Thomas is an independent scholar living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has worked at Old Salem Museums & Gardens for eighteen years, focusing on Christmas interpretation and programming, and frequently presents lectures and workshops on Christmas decorations and traditions.