Category Archives: Amish & Mennonite

Amish Fiction: The Mysterious Stranger (Amish Wildflower

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Although most currently conduct church weddings, they tend to be simpler than typical Protestant ceremonies. The planet Akir in Battle Beyond the Stars verges on this, although it appears to be mostly because they're really, really poor rather than any particular desire to live the simple, agrarian life. They practice foot washing as an ordinance alongside baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Two young Mennonites, Len and Esau Coulter, are not satisfied with the drab and anti-intellectual life of their community.

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An Amish Romance: REBEKAH: Sweet Biblical Amish Romance

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This need may, in fact, be a product of modernity. Why is race something both prosecutors and defense attorneys shy away from discussing in court? Overall cancer rates in the Amish population are 60 percent of the age-adjusted rate for Ohio and 56 percent of the national rate. You never tried to live out in the world, have you?” She looked down on him, staring straight at him now. “I don’t like talking to you.” She stood and he watched her go to the wagon for boxes.

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Amish Mother (An Amish Romance Story) (Amish Baby Hope

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Ammann, after reading Dutch Mennonite writings, concluded that the church should avoid excommunicated members. Who, exactly, is reading these bonnet rippers? Why was Clinton Township thought of in Amish circles as being �worldly�? The story follows the home life, work, and schooling of the Amish. The history of the Mennonite Brethren Mission in India 1885-1975 has just been published by Kindred Publications. Can Amber and Hannah find the killer before fear unravels the community. .. and before he strikes...

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Plain Again (The Plain Fame Series)

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It’s the first of three in the Return to Northkill series. How firm a foundation: a history of Weavers Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1827-2015. If it does not, you will need to use an old-fashioned hand-pump instead. There are church outings and family get-togethers where activities are entered into and shared by all. When novelists fashion a fiction about a culture of which they are not a part, and those in the culture read and take pleasure in those fashionings, some measure of cultural evolution is likely to occur.

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The Shadow of Death - 3-Book Boxed Set Bundle (Amish

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The Mennonites and the Amish, and many others of similar persuasion, are what they are because of their religion hardly for any other reason. How could they oppose both slavery and the war to end it? Thoroughly enjoyed a view of a very different Amish main character. And if you’re contacting me, you’ve probably read that book. Rumspringa can last several years, until the participant is willing to make a decision to either join or reject the Amish faith. Cecil Langham to try and bring their wayward son back to the fold.

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Whispering to Horses: An Amish Horses Novella

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A thorough look at Plain clothing that dispels many of the myths and misconceptions behind what is worn. According to Helmbrecht Breinig and Klaus Lösch, this forbidding term "denotes all that which resists the construction of meaning based on an exclusionary and conclusional binary model. (...) Thus the concept of transdifference interrogates the validity of binary constructions of difference without completely deconstructing them. Similarly, Mennonites have always recognized the need to provide their own schooling.

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Breath of Spring: Seasons of the Heart

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Johnny, by losing and then finding his glowing green stone, discovers that he can find his own way through changes during adolescents with the love and support of his family and friends. (picture book) This collection of Native American poetry expresses the courage, determination, and powerful spirit of the native people. There are also Old Order Amish communities, especially in the American state of Indiana, where a dialect of Swiss German predominates. [4] Over the years, there have been numerous divisions among the Amish churches.

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Amish Romance Series: Amish Crossroads - Book 8

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The referring site you are going to visit is not controlled by us, so please remember not to enter your private information unless you are sure this is not scam. However, several websites indicate that celery is an important part of the wedding meal. Scribe letters in The Budget also emphasize the importance of personal presence in the daily lives of Amish and Mennonite readers. No graphic violence or sex within the course of the story.

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The Sound of Sleigh Bells: A Romance from the Heart of Amish

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This is the first such discovery of its kind. Originally from Kalona, Iowa, Yoder Miller has written two novels: Eyes at the Window (2005), set in a 19th-century Amish community, and Everyday Mercies (2015), a contemporary story that looks into several generations of women from Mennonite backgrounds. In the late 1600s, Anabaptist leader Jacob Ammann and his followers promoted "shunning" and other religious innovations, which ultimately led to a split among the Swiss Anabaptists into Mennonite and Amish branches in 1693.

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An Amish Family Christmas

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Today, the most traditional descendants of the Amish continue to speak Pennsylvania German, also known as Pennsylvania Dutch. Previous research by the community-led Project Hoffnung (Hope) team centered on developing effective breast cancer education interventions aimed at reducing barriers and increasing compliance to recommended breast cancer screening guidelines. Gone is any illusion that an Amish-fiction author can take a few trips to Lancaster County or Shipshewana and then write an Amish novel.

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