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The Amish way : patient faith in a perilous world

Author: Donald B Kraybill; Steven M Nolt; David Weaver-Zercher
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A sensitive and realistic look at the spiritual life and practices of the Amish. This second book by the authors of the award-winning Amish Grace sheds further light on the Amish, this time on their faith, spirituality, and spiritual practices. They interpret the distinctive practices of the Amish way of life and spirituality in their cultural context and explore their applicability for the wider world. Using a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald B Kraybill; Steven M Nolt; David Weaver-Zercher
ISBN: 9780470520697 0470520698
OCLC Number: 601087720
Description: xvi, 267 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Searching for Amish spirituality --
Peculiar way --
Spiritual headwaters --
Amish way of community --
Losing self --
Joining church --
Worshiping God --
Living together --
Amish way in everyday life --
Children --
Family --
Possessions --
Nature --
Evil --
Sorrow --
Amish faith and the rest of us --
Things that matter --
Appendix I. Amish of North America --
Appendix II. Amish lectionary --
Appendix III. Rules of a godly life.
Responsibility: Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher.
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A sensitive and realistic look at the spiritual life and practices of the Amish This second book by the authors of the award-winning Amish Grace sheds further light on the Amish, this time on their  Read more...

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In their second book together after their best-selling Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy, Kraybill (senior fellow, Young Ctr. of Elizabethtown Coll.), Steven M. Nolt (history, Goshen Read more...

 
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