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Dr. Donald Kraybill “The Riddle of the Amish Culture”
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 7:30 PM
Wallace Memorial Chapel, Westminster College
New Wilmington, PA
Free and open to the public.
Dr. Kraybill is the Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies and Senior Fellow at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College.
Dr. Kraybill has written more than 20 books and numerous scholarly articles on the Amish and other Anabaptist communities. His recent book, “Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy,” describes how the Amish practiced forgiveness after the Nickel Mines school shootings in 2006. His talk will focus on how the Amish not only survive but also thrive in a rapidly-changing world.
Sponsored by Department of Political Science and Sociology, the First Year Program, the Heinz Lecture Series, the Peace Studies Program, the Office of Diversity Services, and the Chapel Office.
Information call (724) 946-7251