Item description for Prayer Book for Earnest Christians: A Spiritually Rich Anabaptist Resource by Leonard Gross...
Overview After 89 editions since its original publication in German in 1708, this rich prayer book is now available to English speakers. The 62 prayers cover the gamut of human concerns, yet display a deep, abiding Anabaptist faith, using a language replete with biblical phrases.
Publishers Description One of the best-kept publishing secrets is the existence of a small tome, Die ernsthafte Christenpflicht. It has gone through 87 known editions or reprints since the first known edition in 1708. This stands as the Amish and Mennonite book in North America with the most (64) editions or reprints. Now for the first time, all the prayers of the current edition of Christenpflicht have been translated by Leonard Gross and are available in English-including the seven prayers appended in the 1992 edition from the first (1846) Canadian edition. 152 Pages.
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Studio: Herald Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.64" Width: 5.28" Height: 0.45" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 1997
Publisher Herald Press
ISBN 0836190440 ISBN13 9780836190441
Availability 0 units.
More About Leonard Gross
Gross is a distinguished journalist.
Leonard Gross currently resides in San Francisco, in the state of California. Leonard Gross was born in 1951.