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Ray of Light: The Days of Redemption Series, Book Two

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The early priests in the apostolic church grew out their beards and hair as a way to disassociate themselves from the Roman Empire, whose male citizens were shaven and shorn, a symbol that they were eligible to join the army. The writer speaks personally from his own experience as a Christian Friend.) Pym, Jim: Listening to the Light: How to Bring Quaker Simplicity and Integrity Into Our Lives. (Summarizes liberal Quaker thought and spiritual practice. On the banks of the Irtysh River. [S.l.]: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013.

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Shunned and Dangerous (An Amish Mystery)

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Have the children really "been there, done that" before they return? Jacob Godshalk (1670-1763) came to Pennsylvania in 1702. Fifteen women spent several hours each with the author, shopping for groceries, housewares, fabric, and supplies. During this time youth live at home, but on weekends hang out with their friends. Scattering Point takes its title from Scattering Point Creek, which has its source on the author's family farm in Illinois.

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The Winnowing Season: Book Two in the Amish Vines and

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The proper term is actually Pennsylvania German. Bethany House has been publishing high quality books for over 50 years. As do most parents, I find it important to listen very carefully to children when they are going through stressful events and periods—which is why this book takes a documentary approach to the lives of Amish youngsters in rumspringa, quoting them at length, and why it also delves into the activities of their parents and community members in regard to rumspringa. "Adolescents seem to serve as a repository for the conflicts of the culture and as a bearer of its mythic projections.

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The Rose of Lancaster County - Volume 6 - The Kiss

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People listened but either did not know or would not say. Yea, while the State ministers rest on beds of ease and soft pillows, we generally have to hide ourselves; while they appear at weddings and banquets with pipe and lute, we must be on guard when dogs bark lest the captors be at hand; while they have large incomes and easy times, our pay is fire, sword, and death." The salutation of the kiss of love in worship and in customary greetings, as enjoined by the apostles, is never observed between the sexes.

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The Silence of Winter: A Lancaster County Saga (Discovery

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A: Their friendliness and humor when you learn to know them. In 1536 Menno Simons, a Catholic priest in the Netherlands, joined the Anabaptist movement. If you are interested in the stories behind the history of Amish quilting in America then this book is for you. Since few foreigners spoke their language I was welcomed and seen as maybe not one of them but accepted in a positive different way. radical "Anabaptists" branch of Christianity in the sixteenth century, many resettled in the Americas, while others found relative safety in Russia. and Germany, and they retained most of their cultures of origin, such as Mennonite Anabaptists, totaling more than one million, in the Americas, 2.

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The Courtship Basket (An Amish Heirloom Novel)

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Shelley’s novels have appeared on both the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. It also specifies taboos: divorce; filing a lawsuit; wearing jewelry; owning a car; and attending college. ISBN 9780199827800 (pbk.); 9780199827787. With few exceptions, the novels are written by evangelical Christian authors and published by evangelical publishing houses. When a box was full, she placed it in the wagon, and returned to pack more. The atmosphere emanated feelings of a family reunion.

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Which Way Home?

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They followed the lead of Jacob Am-man, or Amen, or Ammon--so you take your choice. Can you imagine the surprise of an Amish person if an Englisher starts to speak Pennsylvania Dutch in the market. But in the end, even that doesn’t matter much, not when it comes to writing what I have to say. Look closely for Robert Romanus — Mike Damone from Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Jessica Penner’s novel in stories, Shaken in the Water, was also scheduled for publication in 2013.

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Hidden Mercies: A Novel

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Could you tell me something about the leaders? Was there any type of difficulty between leaders? This is a must-have book for any Amish quilting enthusiast. S. that have Amish collections will also be discussed. There is generally a heavy emphasis on church and family relationships. Mennonite literature creates the possibility of a larger dough, in which the wild yeasts of dissenters and shunned can be kneaded back into the community to provide new flavors that can nourish us all. 1 This phrase is from Julia Kasdorf’s poem “Mennonites,” in Sleeping Preacher (Pittsburgh, PA: Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 1992). 2 This material has been gathered from personal interviews with Ediger Baehr’s family members and from her papers in the Archives of the Mennonite Church, and is part of a work in progress tentatively entitled “White Buffalo Woman: The Cheyenne and Mennonite Life of Anna Ruth Ediger Baehr.” 4 Conversation with Robert J.

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The Face of Heaven (Snapshots in History Book 2)

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However, the movie was a success for me, because it drove hundreds of thousands of new readers to my book – which hit the bestseller list again. No one can doubt the appeal of Amish fiction in today’s romance field. Mennonites are in all professions, including medical, law, and education. The Mail is run by a cooperative of five Aboriginal communities and was the first Aboriginal paper to attempt to cover Aboriginal matters from a national perspective (Rose, 1996, p. xxxi).

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Christmas in Sugarcreek: A Seasons of Sugarcreek Christmas

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And in 1992, there was a series of arsons that destroyed seven Amish barns in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. She is torn because she is very loyal to her family and the Amish culture and traditions. The heart of Christian leadership: learning to lead with the character of Jesus. 3rd ed. [East Petersburg, PA]: LeadersServe, 2014. These types of novels are primarily aimed at Evangelical women who are interested in stories about simpler times, closed communities, and the strength of the traditional Amish faith.

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