The Bridge of Peace: A Novel

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I have not found that in my way of living in the english world. As Berlant (1991) observed, “people are not naturally ‘the people’ in their local affiliations” (cited in Silberstein, 2003, p. 323). Her essays were selected for Best Christian Writing in 2000, 2002, 2004, and 2006. Even since then there are men who will declare that the world, or earth, is flat. I learned to save jars and flick out the sexual seeds with a knife point. sympathy, as though I understood loss even then.

Hidden in Plain Sight (Serenity's Plain Secrets Book 4)

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He was a staff writer for Family Life, when Dad and Joseph Stoll launched that magazine. Congregation leaders meet with other congregation leaders within the same district from time to time and compare needs, problems, teachings, etc. Consider the Pennsylvania Dutch accent used throughout the book. Fro that tie in 1956 until the present the Woodlawn Church has been very closely related to the work at Red Lake. The challenge for me has been to write it real and in a way that I trust will cause no offense to a group of people I admire.

The Choice (Library Edition): A Novel (Lancaster County

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Extracting culture through textual analysis. According to reporter Ann Rodgers, who studied Amish fiction for a 2009 story in the Pittsburgh, Pa., Post Gazette, the biggest criticism noted by her sources was that characters in these novels think and talk too much like standard evangelicals, whose understanding of God’s will tends to be individualistic, rather than communal. Read the First 2 Chapters! (PDF format) Meeting the family her mother had kept hidden from her, Holly comes face to face with her real-life and blood legacy.

Jacob's Choice: Return to Northkill Series, Book One

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Here are seven of the most memorable. (And I’m talking real Amish characters, not characters pretending to be Amish.) Jay O. The author provided automobile transportation in exchange for a day of inquiry and observation during a five- to six-hour shopping trip with Amish women. Pg. 160: Article: "Literature, Mennonites in" from Canadian Mennonite Encyclopedia Online: In the United States, Leigh Brackett wrote a science fiction novel about the aftermath of an atomic holocaust, The Long Tomorrow (1955).

The Amish Casket Case (Amish Mystery and Suspense) (A Salome

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When Amy DeVries, thoroughly modern and disillusioned, sets out on a road trip, she unexpectedly meets an Amishman--and community--that changes her life forever... Hoff writes Christian historical romance and historical suspense. In this study, I test the hypothesis that the Beachy Amish Mennonite young adults who occupy positions of social power and influence are also those who gain such status with technological innovations that challenge church boundaries.

Meek and Mild (Amish Turns of Time)

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Amish Country News is a periodical that is distributed for seven months of the year. Sammy and I wanted to know, too…which is why we wrote the sequel this summer. The guidelines also instruct writers to omit information about, among other things, unremarkable local visits, “stories of bygone years,” “stories you read in other magazines, newspapers, etc., that have nothing to do or relate with the group you report for,” and “items that could be considered ‘preaching’” (“Guidelines for writing your letters,” n.d.).

Leap of Faith: An Amish Christian Fiction Short Story (Amish

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Jordan-Lake’s first novel, Blue Hole Back Home: A Novel (David C. The first one Sammy read was Aquamarine – and she adored it. This also means they are allowed to drink, smoke, and sometimes use drugs and/or experience sexual relationships. These riddles of Amish life often baffle and, indeed, appear downright silly to outsiders. They said that they were planning to take this action "... in punishment for Gov.

Amish Valentine: Amish Short Romance Fiction (Faith's Creek

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These women have navigated the path between secular social services and the Amish church to provide for the safety of themselves and their children while remaining faithful to their Amish faith. What makes the Old Order Amish unique is not that they get along without modernity, but that they choose to do without it when it would be readily available. And as the music built throughout the morning, singers began to move their right forearms up and down with the rhythm, as though pumping an organ.

The Amish Boyfriend's Brother (Amish Romance) (Amish Spring

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It is an introduction to a unique approach to life that is reflected in "Plain" Business. And that you have as much fun reading it as Sammy and I had writing it. Due to intermarriage among this relatively small original population, some groups have increased incidences of certain inheritable conditions such as polydactyly. [6] A lack of detailed record keeping among the Old Order Amish, along with other factors, makes it difficult to estimate the total size of their population.

The Amish Midwife (The Women of Lancaster County Book 1)

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After living within this community for several years, this nurse practitioner wanted to better understand the cultural basis of the health beliefs and behaviors of this population. My friend and I: a missionary story from West Africa. I especially like that the book contains some Mennonite recipes and vintage photos. Use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to narrow your search criteria and find your item! Parizeau HRT 3MI May 21st, 2014 Amish Beliefs The Amish are a group of traditionalist Christian church... fellowships who are known for simple living, plain dress, and unwilling to accept the conveniences of modern technology.