Isaac R. Horst, an Old Order Mennonite author, explains the customs, beliefs, and culture of his people in Ontario-in English and in Pennsylvania German. Horst presents his community through the story of a typical boy. Menno Martin grows through childhood at home, on the farm, and in school. He attends Sunday services, goes to youth singings, takes instruction classes, and is baptized as a member of the church. Menno farms, courts and marries Grace, and goes through the lot to be a preacher. Join the excitement of a barn raising. Eavesdrop as Grace describes quilting to Menno. Get a taste of butchering day. Learn what it is like to live in an Old Order Mennonite community. Includes black-and-white drawings illustrating a typical farm home, arrangements for a wedding, a Mennonite meetinghouse, a barn raising, buggies, and clothing details. There is also a glossary of typical Mennonite terms.
Separate and Peculiar: Old Order Mennonite Life in Ontario
Horst, Isaac R. (Softcover)
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SKU: 1481 Categories: Anabaptist History and Thought, Clearance Tags: 9780836191462, Horst, Isaac R. (Softcover), Separate and Peculiar: Old Order Mennonite Life in Ontario
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