02. November 2023

New Article by Josef Köstlbauer New Article by Josef Köstlbauer

BCDSS Postdoctoral Researcher Dr. Josef Köstlbauer's new article "A 'Moors' Lovefeast' and Masked Enslavement in the Eighteenth-Century Moravian Church" has been published in the Journal of Global Slavery.

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The article takes a closer look at the so-called "Moors' lovefeast," an event that took place in the Moravian Church settlement of Herrnhaag in December 1742, and analyses how contemporary practices of enslavement fed into the Moravians' methods of representing missionary success as well as their unique spirituality and eschatological vision. 

You can find the full article here.

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