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Nolt, Steven M. 1968-

Works: 41 works in 132 publications in 3 languages and 11,692 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Drama  Local history  Humor  Documentary films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: BT795, 289.73
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Publications about Steven M Nolt
Publications by Steven M Nolt
Most widely held works by Steven M Nolt
Amish grace : how forgiveness transcended tragedy by Donald B Kraybill( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,946 libraries worldwide
Examines the Amish community's intention to forgive the man who killed five Amish children at the West Nickel Mines School in Pennsylvania in 2006, discussing how the Amish concept of forgiveness is part of their belief in pardon and reconciliation
A history of the Amish by Steven M Nolt( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,648 libraries worldwide
A history of the Amish people who have survived for 300 years in America
The Amish by Donald B Kraybill( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
The Amish have always struggled with the modern world. Known for their simple clothing, plain lifestyle, and horse-and-buggy mode of transportation, Amish communities continually face outside pressures to modify their cultural patterns, social organization, and religious world view. An intimate portrait of Amish life, The Amish explores not only the emerging diversity and evolving identities within this distinctive American ethnic community, but also its transformation and geographic expansion
The Amish way : patient faith in a perilous world by Donald B Kraybill( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
"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 holistic perspective, the book tells the story of Amish religious experience in the words of the Amish themselves. Due to their long-standing friendships and relationships with Amish people, this author team may be the only set of interpreters able to provide an outsider-insider perspective. Provides a behind-the-scenes examination of Amish spiritual life Shows how the Amish practices can be applied to the wider world. Written by authors with unprecedented access to the Amish community. Written in a lively and engaging style, The Amish Way holds appeal for anyone who has wanted to know more about the inner workings of the Amish way of life"--
Amish enterprise : from plows to profits by Donald B Kraybill( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
Amish grace ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
When a tragedy takes the lives of five Amish schoolgirls in Pennsylvania, Ida, the mother of one of the girls, faces a profound test of faith. As she begins to feel like an outsider within her own community, Ida must decide whether or not to stay with the Amish, and her beloved husband
Through fire & water : an overview of Mennonite history by Harry Loewen( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Overview: Through Fire and Water presents the Mennonite faith story within the sweep of church history. This engaging text uses stories of men and women, peasants and pastors, heroes and rascals, to trace the radical Reformation from sixteenth-century Europe to today's global Anabaptist family. Written in an accessible and nonacademic style, this revised edition updates the story and incorporates new historical research and discoveries
Foreigners in their own land : Pennsylvania Germans in the early republic by Steven M Nolt( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
"The Pennsylvania German Lutheran and Reformed populations of eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, and the Appalachian backcountry successfully combined elements of their Old World tradition with several emerging versions of national identity. Many took up democratic populist rhetoric to defend local cultural particularity and ethnic separatism. Others wedded certain American notions of reform and national purpose to Continental traditions of clerical authority and idealized German virtues. Their experience illustrates how creating and defending an ethnic identity can itself be a way of becoming American. Though they would maintain a remarkably stable and identifiable subculture well into the twentieth century, Pennsylvania Germans were, even by the eve of the Civil War, the most "inside" of "outsiders." They demonstrate the complex and often paradoxical ways in which many Americans have managed the process of assimilation to their own advantage. Given their pioneering role in that process, their story illuminates the path that other immigrants and ethnic Americans would travel in the decades to follow."--Jacket
Mennonites, Amish, and the American Civil War by James O Lehman( Book )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Explores the moral dilemmas faced by various religious sects and how these groups struggled to come to terms with the effects of wartime Americanization-- without sacrificing their religious beliefs and values
Plain diversity : Amish cultures and identities by Steven M Nolt( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Amish grace how forgiveness transcended tragedy by Donald B Kraybill( file )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
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
An Amish patchwork : Indiana's Old Orders in the modern world by Thomas J Meyers( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Offers an overview of the Amish and Mennonite communities in Indiana, describing the traditions, beliefs, and contributions of each community and discussing their impact on the state's history
Amish NM06 ( file )
in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
This collection of 24 documents, all in English, focus on the Old Order Amish Mennonite settlements in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana from the early eighteenth century to approximately 2002. Virtually all of these consider the Amish way of life in light of their religious ideals, and most contain a discussion of Old World history and some description of the origins of various settlements in the New World. Hostetler provides an overview of the origins, values and continuity of social relations in the communities where the Amish reside, focusing on the three largest settlements in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana, and providing data on socialization, schooling, family patterns, as well as demographic and occupational trends. Huntington discusses interactions between various Old Order Amish and other Mennonite church districts in central Ohio and interrelations with the non-Amish. She considers the integration of multiple aspects of Amish life: the maintenance of social boundaries, the retention of an orientation to the past as this pertains to the preservation of cultural continuity, the social and economic integration with nature, and the strict maintenance of a supportive church community. Bachman is a basic text on traditions and practices that occur throughout the life cycle of the Amish in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The Amish struggle with modernity and culture change (or lack thereof) is a major topic in many of the documents in this collection, particularly Kraybill, Huntington, Umble, Luthy, and Olshan. Huntington and Schwieder and Schwieder deal primarily with educational themes and issues, especially the rejection of secondary school education by the Amish. The economy, in terms of the development of cottage industries and small businesses, is described in Olshan for New York State, and in more general terms in Kraybill and Nolt. Population growth and fertility patterns are discussed in Greksa, while Campanella, Korbin, & Acheson deal with health care issues in reference to pregnancy and childbirth. The Old Order Amish Mennonites are a people of Swiss-German background who migrated to the United States during two main periods: 1727-1790 and 1815-1865. The earlier migrants settled in Pennsylvania, while the later settled in Ohio, New York, Indiana, and Illinois
Seeking places of peace by Royden Loewen( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The Amish back roads to heaven ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"The story of Pennsylvania's Amish communities. Experience Amish farm life, family life, business enterprises, childhood, school, worship, horse culture, business practices, barn raising, rumspringa (running around), Florida vacations, women's roles and more. Includes Amish Response to Nickel Mines Tragedy"--Container insert. Professor Donald B. Kraybill provides commentary to interviews with Old Order Amish throughout the video
The Mennonite starter kit by J. Craig Haas( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The Amish by John A Hostetler( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
German faith, American faithful : religion and ethnicity in the early American republic by Steven M Nolt( Archival Material )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Building a community of faith : a history of Kern Road Mennonite Church, South Bend, Indiana by Steven M Nolt( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Die Gnade der Amish : wie Vergebung Tragödien überwindet by Donald B Kraybill( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
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Nolt, Steve.
Nolt, Steve 1968-
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ノルト, スティーブン・M
English (105)
French (4)
German (1)
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