All Posts Tagged With: "Amish"

The Power of Someone Else’s Forgiveness: Nickel Mines and 9/11

As the country marks the first anniversary tomorrow of the Amish school shootings in Nickel Mines, Pa. — where a 32-year-old milk truck driver shot ten Amish schoolgirls, killing five and critically wounding the others — the word “forgiveness” may be the defining theme.
As scholar Donald Kraybill notes in his new book, Amish Grace, […]

1Oct2007 | Andrea Useem | 3 comments | Continued

The Holiness and Horror of Amish Life: Journalist Joe Mackall Writes about His Extraordinary Neighbors

Joe Mackall has lived a mile away from the Shetler family for more than 16 years, driving Mary, Samuel and their growing family of nine children to the doctor when needed, sharing the family’s grief over a child’s death, and gradually bridging the divide between his own “English” (non-Amish) culture and their insular world of […]

4Jun2007 | Andrea Useem | 4 comments | Continued
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