ISBN-10:
1138732346
ISBN-13:
9781138732346
Pub. Date:
01/16/2019
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Americanization of a Rural Immigrant Church: The General Conference Mennonites in Central Kansas, 1874-1939 / Edition 1

The Americanization of a Rural Immigrant Church: The General Conference Mennonites in Central Kansas, 1874-1939 / Edition 1

by Dennis D. Engbrecht

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Overview

The purpose of this study, first published in 1990, is to investigate the Americanization of an immigrant church in rural North America. The study focuses on General Conference Mennonites who came from Russia and east Europe to settle in central Kansas in 1874. The Americanization of a Rural Immigrant Church will be of interest to students of American and rural history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138732346
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/16/2019
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Rural History Series
Pages: 346
Sales rank: 590,299
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; 1. Introduction 2. European Background, 1525-1874 3. Immigration to America and Settlement in Kansas 4. The Language Transition 5. The Americanization of Mennonite Education 6. The Impact of American Revivalism, Modernism, and Secularism 7. The Americanization of Church Customs 8. The Fine Arts: Mennonite Architecture and Music 9. Conclusion; Bibliography

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