Item description for Up from the Rubble by Peter Dyck & Elfrieda Dyck...
Overview During and after the second world war Menonites came "up from the Rubble" with fresh determination, with God's aid, to start over, even in the bleak Chaco of Paraguay. Join with the Dycks in a faithbuilding experience that fosters worldwide Mennonite peoplehood. Affirm with them and Jonah that "deliverence belongs to the Lord." Elfrieda Klassen Dyck is a graduate of St. Boniface Hospital in 1939. Peter J. Dyck attended Rosthern Junior, the University of Saskatchewan, (Goshen Indiana) and Bethel (North Newon, Kansas) colleges, and Mennonite Biblical and Behany Theological seminaries (Chicago). In 1944 Peter and Elfrieda were married and together they continued working for the Mennonite Central Committee service in England during world war two.
Publishers Description The passing, on January 4, 2010, of Peter Dyck, following the death of his wife, Elfrieda, in 2004, marks the end of a remarkable chapter in Mennonite life and history. Readers can re-live those incredible days following World War II when the Dycks helped Mennonite refugees escape from war-torn Europe and to find new homes in South America and Canada. In addition to the epic story, the book contains many photos. 384 Pages.
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Studio: Herald Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.5" Height: 1" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1991
Publisher Herald Press
ISBN 0836135598 ISBN13 9780836135596
Reviews - What do customers think about Up from the Rubble?
Up from the Rubble Oct 31, 2002
This is an amazing story of the work of a Mennonite missionary couple in Europe. Peter and Elfrieda tell of their work with refugees and how they worked to find a country that would accept the refugees. I couldn't put it down.