University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Archives

Adrian and Marie Reimers Papers

REI Adrian and Marie Reimers Papers 1964-1997
Origination : Reimers, Adrian and Marie
Extent : 5 linear feet. 10 linear inches of printed material. 35 audio tapes.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives Notre Dame, Indiana 46556


Adrian and Marie Reimers

Preferred Citation

Adrian and Marie Reimers Papers (REI), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Documents produced for members of People of Praise, including constitutions and educational material, collected by Adrian and Marie Reimers and by William Beatty; research files concerning People of Praise and other charismatic groups or covenant communities including Sword of the Spirit and Word of God; publications of Free Again in Christ and other cult awareness or cult recovery groups; and related periodicals and audio tapes.


Adrian and Marie Reimers, a married couple, belonged to a charismatic convenant community called "People of Praise" in South Bend, Indiana. After leaving the community, they spoke out against what they considered to be its objectionable qualities, and founded an organization called "Free Again in Christ" to help former members of such groups.

Index :

 Reimers, Adrian 
 Reimers, Marie 
 Beatty, William 
 People of Praise 
 Word of God 
 Sword of the Spirit 
 Pentecostalism -- Catholic Church.  
 Cults -- United States. 

Next : REI002