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Month: July 2013 (Page 1 of 19)

A Cousin's Promise (Indiana Cousins, Book 1)

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Andrews studies in Reformation history) Farnham, Surrey; Burlington: Ashgate, 2013. Some groups tend to limit color to black (trousers, dresses) and white (shirts), while others allow muted colors. There are generally no such things as linen on their kitchen tables which is where the family always dines, but their tables are scrubbed daily until the wood finally becomes quite smooth. Join our Online Class: Creative Bootcamp with Myla Goldberg — October 14th - 22nd, 2016.

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The Keeper: A Novel (Stoney Ridge Seasons Series)

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Two authors new to the genre describe how they found themselves writing about the Amish, what they've learned about the Amish, and share the backstories of their novels. Award winning author Barbara Cameron shares her path to publication from teaching at a public high school, and how she got involved writing Amish fiction. This week’s post comes from David and Leann Augsburger, two semi-retired people who co-lead a home base church (Peace Mennonite Church, Claremont, California) and volunteer to welcome, care, and connect people in the San Gabriel valley. 1.

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The Amish Animal Detective (Amish Mystery and Suspense)

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Comment on How do readers choose Amish novels? (April 7th, 2013 at 16:22) I have read a lot of Amish books, by different authors, but I really must say that the best Amish book so far that I have read would be “SEEK ME WITH ALL YOUR HEART” by Beth Wiseman……I absolutely loved that book….. The Mennonites, however, have broadened out to such an extent that they have missionaries throughout the world, with some churches and ministers in India and South America.

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Christmas in Apple Ridge: Three-in-One Collection: The Sound

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Theoretically they are right, for they reason all things from the Old Testament--and if they find any authority there, or in the New, for what they do--can there be any "superstition?" To learn more about the Amish of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: There are few novels and almost no modern nonfiction. Experience love, heartbreak, and hope in this sweet story of two worlds uniting in unexpected ways. An 18th century New Jersey Friend records his efforts to "walk the walk" of his Quaker faith.

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The Storekeeper's Daughter (DAUGHTERS OF LANCASTER COUNTY)

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At one point in its history, Grayson had a civil war brought about by zealots who thought the main government wasn't eschewing technology enough. Gaede-Penner, Naomi and Anna Bortel Church. ‘A’ is for Anaktuvuk: teacher to the Nunamiut Eskimos. Amish do not view technology as evil, and individuals may petition for acceptance of a particular technology in the local community. She may not think so, but millions of Americans disagree. In other words we'd always have "tobacco in our old tobacco box."--The Author).

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The Amish Millionaire Boxed Set

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Since said Guild is destroyed in the final episode, things should get interesting in the future. As far as I know, there are no longer any Amish communities in Texas. There is a teen Mennonite fiction series by Sawyer, the “Katy” series. I try to make some things to sell for an income since my husband is unemployed." "It all began when I was in elementary school. Oddly enough, the same church allows smoking, but whatever you smoke has to be brown like a cigar.

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What the Heart Sees: A Collection of Amish Romances

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Burt Co., c1920), by Anna Balmer Myers, illust. by Helen Mason Grose (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) (4 volumes; New York: S. Rathbun, personal communication, March 30, 2012). Their growth is fueled by a robust birth rate that averages seven children per family. An April 27, 2009, a Time magazine article noted that “romance fiction, of which Amish-themed novels command a growing share, generates nearly $1.4 billion [US] in sales each year, and that number is rising.” According to a July 2009 ABC/Associated Press (AP) news story, although net sales for Christian retailers were down almost 11 percent in 2008, Amish fiction is “the undisputed industry leader.” Interestingly, the social location of most of the Amish romance writers is quite similar.

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Stars for Benevolence: A Heavenly Amish Love Story

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This effectively removed women from major decision-making bodies and relegated them to ancillary roles within the Community. Most readers will associate Baker Publishing with the ever-popular works of best-selling author Beverly Lewis, who has written extensively about the life of the Plain People. Selections from the Ausband (their hymnal) are commonly sung. Mennonite writers may not write to re-inscribe Mennonite identity, but rather, write against identity, says Hildi Froese Tiessen in “Homelands, Identity Politics and the Trace: What Remains for the Mennonite Reader?” (MQR 2013), invoking Canadian critic Robert Kroetsch (2013).

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The Amish Twins (Amish Romance): Part 3

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As a Mennonite who shares ecclesial and theological roots with the Amish, and as a friend to several people who love Amish romance novels, I found myself unable to employ the distanced gaze of the traditional researcher who stands at a safe remove from her subjects. The narrator of "The Amish Farmer", Vance, is a conflicted narrator. Yoder's book has sold hundreds of thousands of copies. Some are allowed rubber tires, others only iron wheels. She was director of the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society from 2005-10 and is the former chair of the historical committee of Mennonite Church U.

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Amish Holdup (Amish Romance)(Amish Mystery Suspense)

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As in non-Amish families, it is understood that there will likely be a certain amount of misbehavior, but it is neither encouraged nor overlooked. In their worship services the sermons are given in German. In the past, when comparing standardized test scores of Amish students, the Amish have performed above the national average for rural public school pupils in spelling, word usage, and arithmetic. When visitors are present, the service is usually in English.

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