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Amish grace : how forgiveness transcended tragedy

Author: Donald B Kraybill; Steven M Nolt; David Weaver-Zercher; Paul Michael Garcia; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The remarkable response of the Amish Community to the horrific shooting of ten schoolgirls at Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, in October 2006 stunned the larger world. Amish Grace tells the incredible story of this community's reaction to this senseless shooting and explores its profoundly countercultural practice of forgiveness. Outsiders often hold a stereotypical view of the Amish as a stubbornly backwards people--a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)226294465
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Donald B Kraybill; Steven M Nolt; David Weaver-Zercher; Paul Michael Garcia; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9781433244681 1433244683
OCLC Number: 230955731
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
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Duration: 6:59:40.
Performer(s): Read by Paul Michael Garcia.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 100525 KB; MP3 file size: 197037 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher.

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The remarkable response of the Amish Community to the horrific shooting of ten schoolgirls at Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, in October 2006 stunned the larger world. Amish Grace tells the incredible story of this community's reaction to this senseless shooting and explores its profoundly countercultural practice of forgiveness. Outsiders often hold a stereotypical view of the Amish as a stubbornly backwards people--a view rooted In the picturesque images of buggies, beards, and bonnets. But there is a much more to know about the Amish as a people, as we discovered after the Nickel Mines incident. The community's collective and radical act of forgiveness--the loving and compassionate response to the shooter and his family--gives us insights into who the Amish are and how they live their faith.

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