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    Meditations for New Moms
    Reflections, Scripture, and Wisdom for Mommy's First Year
    By Sandra Drescher-Lehman
    (Good Books)
    How does a new mom face the wonder and the wear that a baby brings? What happens to the woman she was? Is it normal to laugh and cry simultaneously? Sandra Drescher-Lehman, in her disarmingly forthright way, gives language to the eternally long hours of being with babies, the holy moments that change... [READ MORE]
    What We Believe Together
    Exploring the “Shared Convictions” of Anabaptist-Related Churches
    By Alfred Neufeld, By (photographer) Merle Good, Introduction by César García
    (Good Books)
    Today, more than 1.7 million Christians are members of Mennonite-related churches. They are scattered across eighty-three countries. They trace their history to the Anabaptist movement, a part of the sixteenth-century Radical Reformation in Europe.What beliefs do these heirs of the free-church movement,... [READ MORE]
    A History of the Amish
    Third Edition
    By Steven M. Nolt
    (Good Books)
    Authoritative, thorough, and approachable, this book brings together, for the first time in one volume, the history of the Amish, one of America's most intriguing people. Written by one of the foremost scholars in the field and revised and updated to include a look at how the Amish continue to thrive... [READ MORE]
    A History of the Amish
    Third Edition
    By Steven M. Nolt
    (Good Books)
    The Amish, one of America’s most intriguingly private, unique, and often misunderstood religious communities, have survived for three hundred years! How has that happened? While much has been written on the Amish, little has been revealed about their history. This book brings together in one volume a... [READ MORE]
    Puzzles of Amish Life
    People's Place Book No. 10
    By Donald Kraybill
    (Good Books)
    Revised edition! People's Place Book #10. A sociologist provides a way to understand the Amish people's intentional way of living in a world far different from their own. Fun to read. How do the Amish thrive in the midst of modern life? Why do the Amish separate themselves from the modern world? Why... [READ MORE]
    Amish Houses & Barns
    By Stephen Scott
    (Good Books)
    A study of three Amish homesteads: one in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, one in Holmes County, Ohio, and one in LaGrange County, Indiana. Scott examines the history and cultural development of a typical Amish house and barn, one in each of the three largest Amish communities in North America. Home is... [READ MORE]
    Introduction to Old Order and Conservative Mennonite Groups
    People's Place Book No. 12
    By Stephen Scott
    (Good Books)
    This book tells a story which until now has not been available in such an interesting and comprehensive form. What holds these people together? Why are they growing in number? Where do they live? The Old Order Mennonites are less well known than the Amish, but are similar in many beliefs and practices.... [READ MORE]
    Amish Table
    By Phyllis Good
    (Good Books)
    An exquisite treasure which gathers Amish recipes, along with photographs of the people and the places from which they come. A wonderful gift.... [READ MORE]
    Quiet and Peaceable Life
    People's Place Book No.2
    By John Ruth
    (Good Books)
    John L. Ruth, a Mennonite storyteller/historian, captures the spirit of Old Order Mennonite and Amish groups in his essays, along with photographs, poetry, and quotations. If the "plain people" of North America are to be understood in terms of their own concerns, we must consider sympathetically their... [READ MORE]
    Amish Portrait
    Song Of A People
    By Merle Good
    (Good Books)
    A exquisite, small-size hardcover photo book with lyrical text. The color photographs from Amish life are striking, artistic, and full of energy. The book is built around a lyric entitled "Song of a People" by author Merle Good. Includes a short introduction to the Amish people, capturing their spirit... [READ MORE]
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