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The Resource The Amish way : patient faith in a perilous world, Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher

The Amish way : patient faith in a perilous world, Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher

Label
The Amish way : patient faith in a perilous world
Title
The Amish way
Title remainder
patient faith in a perilous world
Statement of responsibility
Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A sensitive and realistic look at the spiritual life and practices of the AmishThis 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 worldWritten by authors with unprecedented access to the Amish communityWritten 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"--
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Kraybill, Donald B
Dewey number
248.4/897
Index
index present
LC call number
BX8121.3
LC item number
.K73 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolt, Steven M.
  • Weaver-Zercher, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amish
  • Spirituality
Label
The Amish way : patient faith in a perilous world, Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Searching for Amish spirituality -- A peculiar way -- Spiritual headwaters -- The Amish way of community -- Losing self -- Joining church -- Worshiping God -- Living together -- The Amish way in everyday life -- Children -- Family -- Possessions -- Nature -- Evil -- Sorrow -- Amish faith and the rest of us -- The things that matter -- Appendix I. The Amish of North America -- Appendix II. Amish lectionary -- Appendix III. Rules of a godly life
Control code
ocn601087720
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 267 p.
Isbn
9780470520697
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010021302
System control number
(OCoLC)601087720
Label
The Amish way : patient faith in a perilous world, Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Searching for Amish spirituality -- A peculiar way -- Spiritual headwaters -- The Amish way of community -- Losing self -- Joining church -- Worshiping God -- Living together -- The Amish way in everyday life -- Children -- Family -- Possessions -- Nature -- Evil -- Sorrow -- Amish faith and the rest of us -- The things that matter -- Appendix I. The Amish of North America -- Appendix II. Amish lectionary -- Appendix III. Rules of a godly life
Control code
ocn601087720
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 267 p.
Isbn
9780470520697
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010021302
System control number
(OCoLC)601087720

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