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Rackschitz (Rakschitz), a Bruderhof of the Hutterian Brethren near Kromau in Moravia, was founded in 1545 by the purchase of a house. At this time the village belonged to the baron of Lipa-Kromau. Johann von Lipa, who came from a line noted for its tolerance, accepted the Brethren on his estate.

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Beck, Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Vienna, 1883; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967: 164.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 424.

Wolkan, Rudolf. Geschicht-Buch der Hutterischen Brüder. Macleod, AB, and Vienna, 1923: 195, 240.

Zieglschmid, A. J. F. Die älteste Chronik der Hutterischen Brüder: Ein Sprachdenkmal aus frühneuhochdeutscher Zeit. Ithaca: Cayuga Press, 1943: 250, 316.


Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1959


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Hege, Christian. "Rackschitz (Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 1 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rackschitz_(Jihomoravsk%C3%BD_kraj,_Czech_Republic)&oldid=84278.

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Hege, Christian. (1959). Rackschitz (Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rackschitz_(Jihomoravsk%C3%BD_kraj,_Czech_Republic)&oldid=84278.




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