J. Brent Bill is executive vice president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations. He has served as pastoral minister of Friends Memorial Church in Muncie, Indiana, and has taught at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Indiana.
On the Background to Heaven: Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish and Brethren. By Donald B. Kraybill and Carl F. Bowman. Johns Hopkins University Press, 362 pp., $29.95.
Douglas Coupland’s world
All the lonely people, where do they all come from? That question from “Eleanor Ri