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Hispanic Mennonite Church in North America, 1932-1982

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Published by Herald Press in Scottdale, Pa .
Written in English


  • Hispanic American Mennonites -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementRafael Falcón ; translated by Ronald Collins.
LC ClassificationsBX8128.H56 F3413 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2548240M
ISBN 100836112822
LC Control Number85030220

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Though the literature on Hispanic Mennonites is sparse, Rafael Falcón’s book, The Hispanic Mennonite Church in North America, , describes the beginnings and growth of the Hispanic church as a part of the Mennonite Church (MC), one of the largest branches of Mennonites in the United States.   I’m thinking along the same line as early books by Le Roy Bechler, The Black Mennonite Church in North America, (Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, ) and Rafael Falcón, translated by Ronald Collins, The Hispanic Mennonite Church in North America, (Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, ). An Hispanic professor and church leader talks candidly about finding a place in the faith community, being Puerto Rican in Anglo society, raising children in North America, and teaching in Puerto Rico, Central America, and the U.S. Midwest "While Ortiz says, 'I never expected to be an author,' he turns out to be a superb one, with a directness and a warmth of spirit that makes his candor non Author: Jose Ortiz. IV-F. Mennonites around the world - United States: The Hispanic Mennonite Church in North America, ; translated by Ronald Collins. Scottdale: Kitchener: Herald Press pp. ill. ports. The Mennonite Church in America, Sometimes Called the Old Mennonites. Scottdale: Herald Press, pp., ill.

  The book’s bright cover art is by Lancaster artist Liz Hess. Hess herself is part of Mennonite history in Honduras. She was born there to EMM missionaries James and Beatrice Hess, who were some of the first Mennonite church planters in Honduras from – Mennonites around the world - United States Addresses and Other Items of Interest Connected with the seventy-fifth anniversary services of the Swiss Mennonites (Schweizer-Mennoniten) held . The Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) is an Anabaptist Christian denomination in the United States. Although the organization is a recent merger of the Mennonite Church and the General Conference Mennonite Church, the body has roots in the Radical Reformation of the 16th century. Total membership in Mennonite Church USA denominations decreased from about ,, before the Associations: Mennonite World Conference. Mennonite Church USA Executive Board meets, revises policy on resolutions. Posted on Janu By MC USA staff KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Mennonite Church USA) — The Executive Board (EB) of Mennonite Church USA (MC USA) held its first meeting of the decade on Jan. , , in Kansas City. Key agenda items included revisions to the church.

Thirty Hispanic Mennonite congregations are leaving Mennonite Church USA and the Iglesia Menonita Hispana network over concerns that the church may eventually condone homosexuality. The Swiss-German Mennonites who immigrated to North America in the 18th and 19th centuries and settled first in Pennsylvania, then across the midwestern states (initially Ohio, Indiana, and Kansas), are the root of the former Mennonite Church denomination (MC), colloquially called the "Old Mennonite Church".Africa: , Neighbors Near and Far: Hispanic North America and Latin America [Edna Krueger Dyck] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Edna Krueger Dyck. He has published books and articles on a variety of themes, including Puerto Rican immigration to the United States, Afro-Hispanic influence in literature, Hispanic culture and Hispanic Mennonite history. In Herald Press published his “La Iglesia Menonita Hispana en Norte América: ,” as well as its translated version.