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Her Brother's Keeper

Her Brother's Keeper

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Originally published in a longer form by the Center for Mennonite Writing ( www.mennonitewriting.org ); the centre is sponsored by the Goshen (Ind.) College English Department. 1. Valerie Weaver-Zercher is author of Thrill of the Chaste: The Allure of Amish Romance Novels. Readers of Amish fiction will love every moment." Moreover, there are often pretty strict guidelines for these kinds of novels imposed by the Christian publishing houses, some of which would, ironically enough, rule out some of the harder-hitting anti-Catholic novels of the sort I usually discuss. (Especially the American novels, which tend to be more...lascivious...than their British counterparts.) Lynn Neal has an interesting study, Romancing God, about how evangelical women actually read and respond to these books.

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Thankful (Return to Sugarcreek)

Thankful (Return to Sugarcreek)

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She turned her head to stare at him. “I’m stuck in this know-nothing town with a roommate who won’t talk to me, students gone for the summer, teachers who think I’m too distracted or dumb to pass. God bless this house: the printed house blessings (Haus-Segen) of the Pennsylvania Germans 1780-1921. A Mennonite college professor told the author some years ago that bundling is practiced among his people, not only in the States, but also in Canada, and that they bundle in the "good old-fashioned way"--the manner of which we shall leave to the imagination of the reader.

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Martha's Dilemma: Amish Romance Mystery

Martha's Dilemma: Amish Romance Mystery

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It’s a fine line, to be sure, but it defines why they’re reluctant to mingle with the outside world. Tied to this notion of ‘belonging to country’ or ‘owning country’ are the knowledge about particular aspects of the land – its form, wildlife, plants, people, tribes and their collective experience – and the stories which describe these and value and make sense of them” (Rose, 1996, p. xix). When we are out and about, we pick up a local publication - The Vendor - which is aimed at Amish, Mennonite, other Plain Communities, and farmers.

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Thankful: Return to Sugarcreek, Book Two

Thankful: Return to Sugarcreek, Book Two

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It shares the positive and negative aspects of their experiences. If there’s a disaster, they’re the first or second group on the scene.” Last year’s 50th anniversary year seemed like a big deal to people who aren’t members of the community, but not for community members themselves. Eli reported they used an unusual amount of toilet tissue for a one time pot stop. The majority of Old Order Amish congregations do not have church buildings, but hold worship services in private homes.

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A Beau for Katie (The Amish Matchmaker)

A Beau for Katie (The Amish Matchmaker)

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In the first half of the show, bestselling author Mary Ellis brings us up-to-date with her fourth in the series, "An Amish Family Reunion." The Mennonite immigrants from Russia, specifically the Gnadenau (KMB) Mennonite settlement in Kansas, are the subject of two novels written in the second quarter of the 20th century. And sometimes when we do question the cultural normatives, we still give in, out of fear of being different, out of pressure from those who don’t like our choice, out of persuasion from friends and family who are embarrassed at our rejection of what they accept.

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The Life I Never Lived (with people I knew too well) (The

The Life I Never Lived (with people I knew too well) (The

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She lives in Steinbach, Manitoba, dealing with an “empty nest syndrome.” “Katie Funk Wiebe Tells Her Story: A Personal and Communal Narrative History” Doug Heidebrecht, Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Winnipeg At the 1998 Institute for Mennonite Studies conference in Winnipeg, “EnGendering the Past: Women and Men in Mennonite History,” Katie Funk Wiebe proposed that Mennonites “need a new way of writing history. But persecution, wars, and instability in Europe created the desire for people of various Christian faiths, the desire for a place where they could live in freedom and worship in peace.

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Faith in Harmony - Deborah's Story: An Amish Romance Short

Faith in Harmony - Deborah's Story: An Amish Romance Short

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One, they do not like to be masters of men; they would rather serve; two, servants are likely to lag and loaf, and not keep up with men interested in life and salvation--hence, no laborers, no labor difficulties. Walnut Creek, OH: German Culture Museum; Sugarcreek, OH: Carlisle Printing of Walnut Creek, 2013. It is 24" X 24" in a drunkard?s path pattern. What makes this book excellent is that the protagonist gradually morphs into a real version of the facade he adopts. Gives you a different perspective on things.

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Hal's Worldly Temptations: Nurse Hal Among The amish (Volume

Hal's Worldly Temptations: Nurse Hal Among The amish (Volume

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However, within Anabaptist life, there are a variety of distinct belief systems and those systems separate sects from the ultra-conservative Swartzentruber Amish to the more modernized New Order Mennonites. The clock by itself looked kind of bare and lonesome. But things get complicated when Rebecca’s brother, Micah, returns from a combat tour in Afghanistan. It’s no surprise that readers and museumgoers flock to these books and events.

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Blueberry Cupcake Mystery (Amish Sweet Shop Mysteries)

Blueberry Cupcake Mystery (Amish Sweet Shop Mysteries)

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One of the interesting side effects of e-readers is that they basically killed the mandatory performative aspect of reading in public. Until now they have had the good fortune fully to enjoy the rights and privileges so graciously granted them. There are some easy reading books out there that area definitely facts about the Amish and give more insight, though perhaps not written in a romantic setting, but still interesting.

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The Courtship Basket (An Amish Heirloom Novel)

The Courtship Basket (An Amish Heirloom Novel)

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A few of my favorites are: "Planning your work is good, but doing it is even better." "A child may not inherit his parents talents, but he will absorb their values" Please bear with me as I show you that the Amish Mennonite Cookbook is more than just a cookbook. " Between the Table of Contents and the first chapters you will find two pages filled with: Contents of Cans ( i.e. 8 oz equals 1 cup, etc.) Then, between the foreword and Appetizers and Beverages are six more pages dealing with: common causes of failure in baking biscuits, muffins, cakes, pies and breads (this page is worth the purchase price of the cookbook itself); oven temperatures and deep-fat frying temperatures without a thermometer; diagrams of beef, veal, lamb and pork and all their cuts.

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