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The year 1847 brings about an increase is spiritual interest in Susanna’s Amish community when her cousin Noah begins preaching while under trances. He is not a minister however gives long sermons that attract attention. She watches out for him and keeps him safe during the trances. The Bishop pressures Susanna’s boyfriend Adam not to support this new interest because it threatens their faith. Now she and Adam are on opposite sides of the controversy hoping their love is strong enough to pull them through.
Number of Pages: 320
Vendor: Shiloh Run Press
Publication Date: 2017
|Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)|
Series: Amish Turns of Time
When the lively fervor of nineteenth century revivalism endangers the staid customs of the Amish community in the lush but rugged Kishacoquillas Valley of central Pennsylvania in 1847, the Amish church must deal with a divisive question: What is a genuine spiritual experience?
The question turns personal when Susannas beloved cousin Noah begins preaching while under trances and even though he is not a minister he gives long sermons that attract increasing attention. Curious, she helps to keep Noah safe during his trances. At the same time Adam, Susanna's intended, feels pressure from the bishop to speak out against the ways of revivalism.
Susanna and Adam are pushed to opposite sides of a controversy that threatens their traditional Amish faith.. Now they must grapple with whether love is possible...even if they come to different conclusions.
When Noah goes missing at a time of day when he often preaches while asleep, circumstances thrust community members with divergent opinions into a crisis that demands they recognize the humanity they share regardless of beliefs. But can strong-held opinions be softened by the truths that shape their lives?
More in the Amish Turns of Time Series:
Meek and Mild
Brightest and Best
Hope in the Land
Olivia Newports novels twist through time to find where faith and passions meet. Her husband and twentysomething children provide welcome distraction from the people stomping through her head on their way into her books. She chases joy in stunning Colorado at the foot of the Rockies, where daylilies grow as tall as she is.