Roots & Branches
A Narrative History of the Amish and Mennonites in Southeast United States, 1892-1992Book - 2010-
This book tells the story of Southeast Mennonite Conference (SMC), a diverse Mennonite denominational body that, from its inception, included small churches rooted in missions and larger congregations of Sarasota, Florida, begun by Mennonites who moved south for sunshine and business opportunities. Roots and Branches recounts decade by decade the century-long history of Amish and Mennonites in the Southeast United States. With gentle candor Lehman, storyteller as well as historian, examines southeast Mennonites clashes of conscience as their subculture was challenged by the diverse cultures of the people they sought to serve.
Publisher: Telford, Pa. : Cascadia Pub. House ; Scottdale, Pa. : Copublished with Herald Press, c2010-
Branch Call Number: 289.7750904 L528
Characteristics: volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm