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    Anabaptist Songs in African Hearts
    A Global Mennonite History
    By John Lapp
    (Good Books)
    When church histories of Africa have been written, they've usually been done by Westerners. These writers have typically been missionaries or relief workers; their analyses and conclusions have reflected those perspectives. This book -- by contrast -- is written by Africans. Each writer is an African... [READ MORE]
    Testing Faith and Tradition
    A Global Mennonite History
    By John Lapp
    (Good Books)
    The Anabaptist movement had its beginning in scattered places throughout Europe during the 16th century. Today these Anabaptist-descended Mennonite churches are declining in membership, but they are not without reinvigorated faith and hope. Frequent wars during the past 480 years strained these Mennonite... [READ MORE]
    Stewardship for All?
    Two Believers--One From A Poor Country, One From A Rich Country- Speak From Thei
    By Bedru Hussein
    (Good Books)
    An Ethiopian and an American discuss stewardship, an attitude and a practice taught in the Bible regarding all of one's possessions—time, money, and abilities. Does stewardship have a place in our world? If so, why? Stewardship is an attitude and practice taught in the Bible regarding all of one's possessions... [READ MORE]
    From Anabaptist Seed
    Exploring The Historical Center Of Anabaptist Teachings And Practices
    By C. A. Snyder
    (Good Books)
    Today more than 1.5 million Christians are members of churches which sprouted more or less directly from Anabaptist seed. Who are these Christians? What do they believe? How do they act? What in fact do they hold in common?... [READ MORE]
    Downstairs the Queen is Knitting
    By Dorcas Smucker
    (Good Books)
    Downstairs the Queen Is Knitting is Dorcas Smucker's brand new chronicle of family life with six fast-growing up kids. Downstairs the Queen Is Knitting follows Dorcas' two earlier and beloved collections, "Upstairs the Peasants Are Revolting" and "Ordinary Days." The kids are a bit older now, and Dorcas... [READ MORE]
    Mission and Migration
    A Global Mennonite History
    By John Lapp
    (Good Books)
    Mission and Migration is the first comprehensive history to be written by Latin American Mennonite historians about Mennonite church life in Central and South Americas from its beginnings. From the Introduction to the volume: "The story of the coming of Anabaptist-descended churches to Latin America... [READ MORE]
    Churches Engage Asian Traditions
    A Global Mennonite History
    By John Lapp
    (Good Books)
    Churches Engage Asian Traditions is the first comprehensive history of Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches in Asia. From the first Mennonite church in Asia in 1851, to 265,000 Mennonites and Brethren in Christ church members in 13 countries today. From the Introduction to the volume: This vast... [READ MORE]
    Seeking Places of Peace
    A Global Mennonite History
    By Royden Loewen
    (Good Books)
    Perhaps the most inclusive, sweeping, and insightful history ever written about the North American Mennonite saga. Both authors are eminent historians. Royden Loewen is Professor of History, with a chair in Mennonite Studies, at the University of Winnipeg. Steven M. Nolt is Professor of History at Goshen... [READ MORE]
    Belief or Nonbelief?
    A Confrontation
    By Umberto Eco, By Carlo Maria Martini, Translated by Minna Proctor, Introduction by Harvey Cox
    (Arcade Publishing)
    One is the beloved author of The Name of the Rose, a celebrated scholar, philosopher, and self-declared secularist; the other is a preeminent clergyman and a respected expert on the New Testament. In this intellectually stimulating dialogue, often adversarial but always amicable, these two great men,... [READ MORE]
    The Star Spangled Buddhist
    Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism and the Quest for Enlightenment in America
    By Jeffrey Ourvan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “Ourvan offers a succinct but illuminating overview of Zen, Tibetan, and Soka Gakkai Buddhism."—Publishers Weekly Approximately four million Americans claim to be Buddhist. Moreover, hundreds of thousands of Americans of various faiths read about Buddhism, are interested in its philosophical tenets,... [READ MORE]
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