Stories: How Mennonites Came to be

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Herald Press, 2006 - Religion - 245 pages
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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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User 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

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User 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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About the author (2006)

John D. Roth is professor of history at Goshen College where he also serves as director of the Mennonite Historical Library and editor of The Mennonite Quarterly Review. He has edited and authored several books.

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