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The Amish way : patient faith in a perilous world

Author: Donald B Kraybill; Steven M Nolt; David Weaver-Zercher
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald B Kraybill; Steven M Nolt; David Weaver-Zercher
ISBN: 9781118152768 111815276X
OCLC Number: 756281575
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: xvi, 267 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface xi Part One Searching for Amish Spirituality 1 1 A Peculiar Way 3 2 Spiritual Headwaters 17 Part Two The Amish Way of Community 29 3 Losing Self 31 4 Joining Church 45 5 Worshiping God 59 6 Living Together 75 Part Three The Amish Way in Everyday Life 91 7 Children 93 8 Family 107 9 Possessions 123 10 Nature 137 11 Evil 151 12 Sorrow 165 Part Four Amish Faith and the Rest of Us 179 13 The Things That Matter 181 Acknowledgments 193 Appendix I. The Amish of North America 195 Appendix II. Amish Lectionary 205 Appendix III. Rules of a Godly Life 209 Notes 223 References 239 The Authors 247 Index 249
Responsibility: by Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher.

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