Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy

Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy

Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher


Praise for Amish Grace

"A tale our polarized nation must listen: it really is nonetheless grace that saves."—Bill Moyers, Public Affairs Television

"In a global the place repaying evil with evil is sort of moment nature, the Amish remind us there is a higher method. In simple and gorgeous prose, Amish Grace recounts the Amish witness and connects it to the guts in their spirituality."—Sister Helen Prejean, writer, lifeless guy Walking

"Faced with the infamous Amish aversion to exposure, reporter after reporter grew to become to the authors...to solution one query: How may perhaps the Nickel Mines Amish so effectively, so thoroughly, forgive? whereas the textual content presents an in depth account of the tragedy, its good looks lies in its discovery of forgiveness because the crux of Amish tradition. by no means preachy or treacly, it indicates a bigger meditation greater than apt in our time."—Philadelphia Magazine

"This balanced presentation . . .blends background, present evaluate of yank society, and an exam of what builds group right into a seamless tale that information the shootings whereas it probes the non secular ideals that resulted in such fast forgiving. Recommended." —Library Journal

"Professors Kraybill, Nolt, and Weaver-Zercher have written a great book—a version of transparent, forceful writing a couple of tragedy and its aftermath. they've got an seen affection for the Amish but ask tricky questions, weigh contradictions, and discover conundrums akin to how a loving God may perhaps enable schoolgirls to be massacred." —National Catholic Reporter

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