Stories: How Mennonites Came to be
John D. Roth's straightforward, accessible narrative invigorates this contemporary introduction to the Mennonite story. Whether readers are new to the Mennonite community or just yearning for a fresh telling of Anabaptist origins, Stories: How Mennonites Came to Be will serve as a compact digest of the church's history for generations to come. An online study guide is available for this title. 252 Pages.
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tory of the Hutterites is filled with stories of suffering and persecution; indeed, that
they survived at all is a kind of miracle. Yet during the middle decades of the
sixteenth century, the Hutterites flourished in Moravia. Thanks largely to their ...
Initially, Hutterite workshops focused on producing necessities like pottery,
cutlery, mason work, knives, roof thatching, wagons, carpentry, locks, barrels, and
leather crafts. By the middle of the sixteenth century, however, Hutterite craftsmen
history” of the Hutterites, carefully recording God's ongoing redemptive presence
in the story of his people. In Hutterite colonies, membership in the church was
inseparable from the economic, educational, and cultural life of the community.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Clif - LibraryThing
The writing in this book is as reader friendly as a history book can be and still be a credible source of information. The word "history" does not appear in the title presumably in an effort to appear ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DrSmeeton - LibraryThing
John D. Roth offers a non-technical, readable introduction to Mennonitism. He reviews the history, defines core values and admits the tensions. His typical show of sensitivity is lost when he creates a characture of evangelicalism as private faith without discipleship. Read full review
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