Spangenberg's participation in private observances of the Lord's Supper and his intimate connexion with Count Zinzendorf brought matters to a crisis.
The periodical public festivals are exceedingly interesting, but many of the remarkable observances connected with them are passing away.
Each nome had its metropolis, normally the seat of a governor or nomarch and the centre of its religious observances.
But the chief significance of the man is his "combination of zeal for legal observances with bold criticism of the Law itself as a whole and of its origin," which reminds us of the Clementine Recognitions.
As savages they were strict in their religious observances and religion came into almost every action of life, and they have been, in most instances, easily led to accept Christianity.