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An Impartial Songbook is a short-form narrative history podcast focusing on the Historic Peace Churches: Mennonites, Brethren, Amish, and Quakers.

An Impartial Songbook is a short-form narrative history podcast focusing on the Historic Peace Churches: Mennonites, Brethren, Amish, and Quakers.
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United States

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An Impartial Songbook is a short-form narrative history podcast focusing on the Historic Peace Churches: Mennonites, Brethren, Amish, and Quakers.

Language:

English


Episodes

Where's the Peace?

9/6/2019
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Friends, if it be possible, as much as lies in you, live peaceably with all. (Romans 12:18) When I was a child, I grabbed every history book I could reach off the library shelves. I was especially drawn towards those richly illustrated books of men in armor, with plumes on their helmets, and their brightly flashing swords and spears. My mother, a woman of care, thought that this was not the education I needed. So she took me up the road to Wilmer and Velma Heisey. Wilmer, a Brethren in...

Duration:00:05:34

The Mount Pleasant Affair

7/26/2019
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The Hicksite schism at its root was a discussion within the religious society of Friends on how to weigh past testimony and scripture against current ministry. The Orthodox placed a heavy emphasis on scripture and teachings of early friends. The Hicksites, influenced by the New York minister Elias Hicks, placed a higher emphasis on inspired ministry given by contemporary friends. There was also an undercurrent of class, with the educated, wealthy, and industrial leaning towards orthodoxy,...

Duration:00:04:29