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The Amish Way Patient Faith in a Perilous World von Kraybill, Donald B. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 13.08.2010
  • Verlag: Jossey-Bass
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The Amish Way

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. Donald B. Kraybill, Ph.D., is senior fellow at the Young Center of Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Steven M. Nolt, Ph.D., is professor of history at Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana. David L. Weaver-Zercher, Ph.D., is professor of American religious history at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. They are the coauthors of the bestselling book Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy, which served as the basis for the most-viewed Lifetime movie of all time.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 256
    Erscheinungsdatum: 13.08.2010
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780470890882
    Verlag: Jossey-Bass
    Größe: 393 kBytes
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