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Number of Pages: 283
|Publication Date: 2012|
Plain Wisdom: An Invitation into an Amish Home and the Hearts of Two WomenCindy Woodsmall, Miriam FlaudWaterBrook / 2011 / Trade Paperback$8.49 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 66 Reviews
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Almost Amish: One Woman's Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable LifeNancy SleethTyndale House / 2012 / Trade Paperback$9.49 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 26 Reviews
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Amish Peace: Simple Wisdom for a Complicated WorldSuzanne Woods FisherRevell / 2009 / Trade Paperback$10.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 15 Reviews
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Plain and Amish: An Alternative to Modern PessimismBernd LanginHerald Press / 1994 / Trade Paperback$17.09 Retail:
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This second book by the authors of the award-winning AmishGrace sheds further light on the Amish, this time on theirfaith, spirituality, and spiritual practices. They interpret thedistinctive practices of the Amish way of life and spirituality intheir cultural context and explore their applicability for thewider world. Using a holistic perspective, the book tells the storyof Amish religious experience in the words of the Amish themselves.Due to their long-standing friendships and relationships with Amishpeople, this author team may be the only set of interpreters ableto provide an outsider-insider perspective.
- Provides a behind-the-scenes examination of Amish spirituallife
- Shows how the Amish practices can be applied to the widerworld
- Written by authors with unprecedented access to the Amishcommunity
Written in a lively and engaging style, The Amish Wayholds appeal for anyone who has wanted to know more about the innerworkings of the Amish way of life.
Donald B. Kraybill, Ph.D., is senior fellow at the Young Centerof Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.
Steven M. Nolt, Ph.D., is professor of history at Goshen Collegein Goshen, Indiana.
David L. Weaver-Zercher, Ph.D., is professor of Americanreligious history at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania.
They are the coauthors of the bestselling book Amish Grace: HowForgiveness Transcended Tragedy, which served as the basis for themost-viewed Lifetime movie of all time.