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Mennonite Society

Calvin Redekop

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An excellent resource on alternative cultures, religious movements, and the forces of denominationalism and secularization, to say nothing of its value as a history and ethnography of Mennonite society.

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9
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416
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9780801838712
Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
Part I. An Overview
Chapter 1. The Origins of the Mennonite Movement
Chapter 2. The Dispersion and Expansion of Mennonite Society
Chapter 3. The Differentiation

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
Part I. An Overview
Chapter 1. The Origins of the Mennonite Movement
Chapter 2. The Dispersion and Expansion of Mennonite Society
Chapter 3. The Differentiation of the Mennonite Family of Believers
Part II. The Mennonite Ethos
Chapter 4. The Belief System of Anabaptist-Mennonites
Chapter 5. The Religious Base of the Mennonite Community
Chapter 6. Mennonite Social Organization
Chapter 7. The Mennonite Personality
Chapter 8. Mennonite Intellect and Aesthetics
Chapter 9. The Mennonite Community
Part III. Mennonite Institutional Life
Chapter 10. The Family in Mennonite Life
Chapter 11. Mennonites and Educational Activities
Chapter 12. Mennonites and Economics
Chapter 13. Mennonites and the Political Process
Chapter 14. Mennonites in Missions and Service
Part IV. Stresses and Changes
Chapter 15. Schism among Mennonites
Chapter 16. External Threats to Mennonite Identity
Chapter 17. Internal Threats to Mennonite Identity
Chapter 18. The Utopian Basis of Mennonite Identity
Appendix A. The Mennonites: A Typological Analysis
Appendix B. A Bibliographic Survey of Mennonite Sources
Notes
Bibliography
Name Index
Subject Index

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Calvin Redekop

Calvin W. Redekop is a professor of sociology emeritus at Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo, Ontario. His many books include The Old Colony Mennonites, Mennonite Society, Anabaptist-Mennonite Faith and Economics, and Mennonite Entrepreneurs, the last available from Johns Hopkins.