Mennonites

Books

All My Puny Sorrows, by Miriam Toews

Fall books

This is a book about deep, protracted, unrelenting sadness, and it knows it.

Books

Two Kingdoms, Two Loyalties, by Perry Bush

Perry Bush has set himself a daunting task: to tell the story of Mennonite pacifism from World War I through Vietnam. Drastic theological shifts, the expansion of denominational bureaucracies in response to wartime pressures, the experiences of individual draftees: all are part of this complex narrative.

Books

Nightwatch/Mennonite in a Little Black Dress

That an adult convert to a religious community of plain people would look more generously on the group than someone who grew up in one and then left it is not surprising.
Books

BookMarks

Huebner’s book is a challenge to both his fellow Mennonites and the broader church. He asserts that Mennonites can just as easily become Constantinian—attached to power—as any other Christians.
Books

A Cappella: Mennonite Voices in Poetry

A Cappella: Mennonite Voices in Poetry.

Edited by Ann Hostetler. University of Iowa Press, 199 pp., $19.95 paperback.