4 edition of Mennonites in the Confederacy found in the catalog.
Mennonites in the Confederacy
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Mennonite Origins and the Mennonites of Europe By Harold S. Bender A. The Soil of the Mennonite Faith CHAPTER 1: The Beginning and Growth of the Christian Church. Nineteen hundred years ago and more, One came to earth from the heavenly glory, the only begotten Son of the Father, full of grace and truth, Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the world. The book tells the stories of three centuries of faith and life among the Washington County (Md.), and Franklin County (Pa.) Mennonites. From small beginnings in colonial American settlements, issues such as personal spiritual commitment, corporate accountability, nonconformity and peace have been constants.
Again, another war, the Civil War/War Between the States, threatened the Mennonite's way of life. The Shenandoah valley with help of the Mennonite's and the rich farmland was called the "Bread Basket of the Confederacy". The valley was held by the Confederate's, invaded and held by the Union forces, they retreated, reheld by the Confederates. Edsel Burdge Jr. and Samuel L. Horst tell the stories of three centuries of faith and life among the Washington County (Md.), and Franklin County (Pa.) Mennonites. From small beginnings in colonial American settlements, issues such as personal spiritual commitment, corporate accountability, nonconformity, and peace have been constants. As questions of language, fashion, work, education, .
Actually war is an atrocity, both sides committed their share of barbarous acts. Since the war was fought mainly in the Southern States they of course took the brunt of all the cruelty of war. Of course the Confederacy had its Andersonville Prison. This very lengthy diary is designed to fully inform you what the Confederacy was really like his book, antiwar Mennonites set up their own underground railroad. Using their church and.
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Scottdale, Pa., Herald Press . Mennonites in the Confederacy: a study in Civil War pacifism Item Preview Mennonites -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va.
and W. Va.), United States -- History -- Civil War, Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : "Mennonites, Amish, and the American Civil War is solid the research is meticulous and admirable." — Edward J.
Blum - Church History " Mennonites, Amish, and the American Civil War should attract the attention Mennonites in the Confederacy book both serious religious scholars and anyone else interested in gaining a better understanding of the Anabaptists' wartime.
The new book, “Mennonites, Amish and the American Civil War” (published by Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore), by Professor of History Steve M.
Nolt of Goshen College and James O. Lehman of Harrisonburg, Va., describes the various strategies used by the sectarian religious groups in responding to the North-South conflict and the. James O. Lehman is director emeritus of libraries at Eastern Mennonite University and an archivist for the Virginia Mennonite Conference.
He is the author of several books, most recently A Century of Grace: In the Community and around the World. Steven M. Nolt is a professor of history at Goshen College and coauthor of Amish Enterprise: From Plows to Profits and Plain Diversity: Amish. Mennonites, Amish, and the American Civil War fills a hole in the historiography of the war, adding depth and color to the struggles of this peace-loving group who struggled with the decisions of faith versus Americanism, of individual free-will versus community pressure, and whether to take up arms and renounce their traditional values (and in Cited by: 5.
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content. CIVIL WAR HISTORY Mennonites in the Confederacy: A Study in Civil War Pacifism. By Samuel L. Horst. (Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, Pp. The Russian Mennonites (German: Russlandmennoniten, occasionally Ukrainian Mennonites) are a group of Mennonites who are descendants of Dutch Anabaptists who settled for about years in West Prussia and established colonies in the Russian Empire (present-day Ukraine and Russia's Volga region, Orenburg Governorate, and Western Siberia) beginning in This book by two renowned Mennonite scholars examines the experience of Mennonites and Amish during the American Civil War.
Advertised as the "first scholarly treatment of pacifism during the Civil War" (jacket cover), Mennonites, Amish, and the American Civil War adds to the understanding of both the Confederate and Union homefronts and to religion during the war, but its most significant.
Their search began inwhen Rodes and Wenger -- who both grew up in Mennonite families in Rockingham County, Va. -- read a slim volume called Mennonites in the Confederacy and spotted footnotes that hinted at untold stories about their ancestors.
"There was a footnote in there about my great-grandfather Jacob Wenger," says Wenger. Grant M. Stoltzfus; Mennonites in the Confederacy: A Study in Civil War Pacifism.
By Samuel Horst. Scottdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press, pp. $,Author: Grant M. Stoltzfus. In fact, many of the Amish and Mennonites that came to America did so to avoid military service. There were a few Mennonites who fought for the Confederacy, but most tried to avoid the fighting, as a result a number of Pacifists fled their lands at the hands of the Confederate soldiers.
To learn more about the refugee wagon train that took many Mennonites out of the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War, you can read Shenandoah Mennonite Historian’s Autumn edition (v n.4), or the book The Burning by John L.
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Scholars of women's history would profit from reading this book as well. Their search began inwhen Rodes and Wenger—who both grew up in Mennonite families in Rockingham County, Va.—read a slim volume called Mennonites in the Confederacy and spotted footnotes that hinted at untold stories about their ancestors.
“There was a footnote in there about my great-grandfather Jacob Wenger,” says Wenger. Preface . The book herewith handed to the Church presents historical data in such form, we believe, as will be of much value to all readers.
It is to be hoped that the searcher after facts relating to the rise and progress of the Mennonite Church in America will, in this "Mennonite Hand-book of Information," find much of interest and value which has never before appeared in print.
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The Hochstetlers of Northkill / John E. Sharp --A Cheyenne legacy at the Washita River / Lawrence H. Hart --Keeping house as we understand it / John L. Ruth --Escaping the Confederacy / John E. Sharp --David Goerz, Russian Mennonite pioneer / D.C. Wedel --Father.He wrote the ground-breaking Mennonites in the Confederacy in and co-authored Conscience in Crisis: Mennonites and Other Peace Churches, In retirement, Horst wrote Education for Manhood: The Education of Blacks in Virginia During the Civil War and The Fire of Liberty in Their Hearts: The Diary of Jacob E.
Yoder of the Freedmen.Full text of "The Mennonites; a brief history of their origin and later development in both Europe and America" See other formats.