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Stories : how Mennonites came to be

Author: John D Roth
Publisher: Scottdale, Pa. : Herald Press, ©2006.
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John D. Roth's straightforward, accessible narrative invigorates this contemporary introduction to the Mennonite story. Whether readers are new to the Mennonite community or just yearning for a fresh telling of Anabaptist origins, this book will serve as a compact digest of the church's history for generations to come.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roth, John D., 1960-
Stories.
Scottdale, Pa. : Herald Press, c2006
(OCoLC)762126285
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John D Roth
ISBN: 0836193385 9780836193381
OCLC Number: 70251140
Description: 245 p. : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction: conflict and renewal in the church tradition --
A newborn church: from movement to structure --
A Catholic church: Constantine and the Christian empire --
A Protestant church: revolt, reform, renewal --
An Anabaptist church: a third way emerges --
Mennonites in Europe: new reforms, new structures --
Mennonites in South Russia: migration and assimilation --
Mennonites in North America I: negotiating the new world --
Mennonites in North America II: a new mosaic --
Mennonites around the world: to the uttermost parts of the earth --
Mennonites in the world: relations with other Christians --
Conclusion: conflict and renewal in the Anabaptist-Mennonite tradition.
Responsibility: John D. Roth.
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John D. Roth's straightforward, accessible narrative invigorates this contemporary introduction to the Mennonite story. Whether readers are new to the Mennonite community or just yearning for a fresh telling of Anabaptist origins, this book will serve as a compact digest of the church's history for generations to come.

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