The Earth is the Lord's: A Narrative History of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference
John Landis Ruth adds folk memory to extensive documentation and careful explanation of key beliefs and practices in this 360-year story of faith in Lanacaster County. An indispensable source with lists of early immigrants, congregations, ordinations, and conference officers up to 1977, and a general chronology.
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