Mennonites in American Society, 1930-1970: Modernity and the Persistence of Religious Community Paul Toews

ISBN: 9780836131178

Published: February 1st 1997

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441 pages


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Mennonites in American Society, 1930-1970: Modernity and the Persistence of Religious Community  by  Paul Toews

Mennonites in American Society, 1930-1970: Modernity and the Persistence of Religious Community by Paul Toews
February 1st 1997 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 441 pages | ISBN: 9780836131178 | 8.73 Mb

The Mennonite Experience in America Series weaves together the histories of all Mennonite and Amish groups in the United States. It offers something new in Mennonite and Amish history: an attempt to tell not only the inside story but also how oneMoreThe Mennonite Experience in America Series weaves together the histories of all Mennonite and Amish groups in the United States. It offers something new in Mennonite and Amish history: an attempt to tell not only the inside story but also how one religious people, or set of peoples, has lived and developed along with the pluralism of the nation.This volume provides a rich interpretive story of how Mennonites have preserved their identity through the 20th century.Paul Toews examines ways progressive Mennonites have slowed their absorption into American culture through creating institutional systems, refining and rearticulating ideologies, building ecumenical alliances, and developing a service and missional activism.

Meanwhile, the Amish have formed a creative set of adaptive strategies that permit economic integration and social isolation.An in-depth look at how Mennonites and Amish were able to become a more visible and respected people than ever before during their more than 300 years in America. Volume 4.



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