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A Separate People: An Insiders View of Old Order Mennonite Customs and Traditions /Out of Print
A Separate People: An Insiders View of Old Order Mennonite Customs and Traditions /Out of Print Isaac R. Horst 0836191226 9780836191226 Isaac R. Horst presents his beloved Old Order people to a group touring the Mennonite country
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A Separate People: An Insiders View of Old Order Mennonite Customs and Traditions /Out of Print by Isaac R. Horst

Isaac R. Horst presents his beloved Old Order people to a group touring the Mennonite country of Ontario. In Martins Meetinghouse, he explains church events such as baptism, counsel meeting, conference of ministers, communion, feet washing, ordinations, and funerals. At a schoolhouse, Horst tells why the parochial school system was started and how it operates. His group visits farms and shops and helps with a barn raising.<P>Horst also shares an array of subjects he has tested with an Elderhostel, such as marriage, roles of women and men, raising children, the unequal yoke, and mutual aid. Finally, his granddaughter asks questions that let grandpa share from his experience and wisdom.<P>This book deftly gives an insiders account of Old Order Mennonites and why they live a separate life. Yes, Virginia, life is possible without Santa Claus and TV.

Author: Isaac R. Horst

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 272

Publisher: Herald Press

Publication Date: 1999-11-01

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ISBN: 0836191226


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