The Resource Virginia Mennonites : from traditionalists to fundamentalists, Nate Yoder

Virginia Mennonites : from traditionalists to fundamentalists, Nate Yoder

Label
Virginia Mennonites : from traditionalists to fundamentalists
Title
Virginia Mennonites
Title remainder
from traditionalists to fundamentalists
Statement of responsibility
Nate Yoder
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the history of the Mennonite Church in Virginia in the 19th century with a focus on schisms arising between traditionalists and progressives. Outlines the controversies surrounding Mennonite pacifist doctrine during the Civil War. Mentions internal church debates over adopting a standardized style of dress for its members. Discusses the careers of notable Mennonite leaders and evangelical preachers such as George R. Brunk, John F. Funk, L.J. Heatwole, and J.B. Smith. Describes the founding of Goshen College in Indiana, as one of the first Mennonite colleges, and the doctrinal controversies at the college that led to the founding of the Eastern Mennonite School, (later Eastern Mennonite University), in Harrisonburg, Virginia
Note
Forms part of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar collection.
Cataloging source
VMC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Virginia Mennonites : from traditionalists to fundamentalists, Nate Yoder
Publication
Note
Presented at the January 21, 1994 meeting of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar
Control code
64573068
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
43 p.

Library Locations

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