Issue 84 : Pilgrims & Exiles: Amish, Mennonites, & Brethren
Originally published in 2004
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Table of Contents
Interesting and unusual facts about America's Anabaptists
A trip through Pennsylvania's Lancaster County.
Monastery in a war zone, affluent Essenes, and Luther's loo
David Brainerd's admired status is ironic, since in many respects he was a failure.
How America's plain people first arose in Europe as a discipleship movement repressed by the state church.
Once William Penn welcomed the freedom-seeking Anabaptists to his colony, they spread and flourished.
Making sense of the colorful, complex tapestry of Amish, Mennonites, and Brethren.
Amish, Mennonites, and Brethren
Ever wonder what the plain people's churches look and feel like? Here's an insider account.
One of the most visible practices among the American Anabaptists, the Brethren love feast exemplifies humility and community.
Why have American Anabaptists lived in protest against the modern world?
How the Anabaptist emphasis on practical acts of love led a tightly knit enclave to reach out to the world.
In the late 19th and early 20th century, modernity caught up with the Anabaptists.
More Anabaptist insider information