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Riassunto: "Passionate Possessions of Faith: The Jacob Guenther Family", is a genealogy/history book which includes an in-depth study of Mennonite history as well as the family genealogy of Jacob Guenther (1725-1995). This hardcover 320 page book includes the development of the church, migrations, culture, political and geographical influences. Stories about the paternal and maternal sides of the family (includes over 38 family names) are part of this history and genealogy which spreads across Europe and the Americas. Included are illustrations, photographs, maps, charts, genealogy, bibliography, footnotes and an index.
Dal risvolto interno: With a burning desire to discover his family history, this historical, genealogy book was born. This endeavor is the product of 15 years of discovery, travel to foreign countries, research and correspondence.
"Passionate Possessions of Faith" is a captivating story about the trials, hardships and successes of the Mennonites over hundreds of years. The enduring anecdotes and stories of the Guenther family will bring many to a more complete understanding of their own families.
Much of the book is drawn from archival information from genealogical archives and sixteenth through nineteenth century books that are located in the Mennonite library in Weierhof, Germany. An indication of the intensity of research involved in this book is the extensive bibliography.
This book transcends beyond the genealogy and ancestors of Jacob Guenther and the numerous other families mentioned. The beginning of the Anabaptist movement, the difficulties encountered, and the spread of the early church throughout Europe is examined.
The Guenther family is followed through their difficult migrations through Europe, from West Prussia to Russia and then to the United States. Discovery of the history and causes of their migrations, environments in which they lived, and why they lived hundreds of years together as a group is probed. Religious and political environments and events, culture and climate are investigated.
The finale of the book is the genealogy of the many families whose heritage has been researched in this book.
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Descrizione libro R.G. Guenther, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110964147505
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97809641475081.0
Descrizione libro R.G. Guenther. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Codice libro della libreria G0964147505I3N00
Descrizione libro R.G. Guenther, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 1. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0964147505