Amish grace : how forgiveness transcended tragedy / Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher.
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- ISBN: 9781433244681 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1433244683 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2008.
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Read by Paul Michael Garcia.
The remarkable response of the Amish Community to the horrific shooting of ten schoolgirls at Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, in October 2006 stunned the larger world. Amish Grace tells the incredible story of this community's reaction to this senseless shooting and explores its profoundly countercultural practice of forgiveness. Outsiders often hold a stereotypical view of the Amish as a stubbornly backwards people--a view rooted In the picturesque images of buggies, beards, and bonnets. But there is a much more to know about the Amish as a people, as we discovered after the Nickel Mines incident. The community's collective and radical act of forgiveness--the loving and compassionate response to the shooter and his family--gives us insights into who the Amish are and how they live their faith.
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