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Makes a strong contribution to Mennonite studies, largely by making much scholarship available in English for the first time and... by adding new insights from the archival research included. -- Mark Jantzen, Bethel College
1. A Haven in Troubled Times
2. A Legacy of Rivers & Dikes
3. The Challenges of Urban Settings
4. Along the Banks of Poland's Mighty River
5. Bridges between the Netherlands & the Vistula Delta
6. Psalms, Sermons, & Congregations
7. A House Divided
8. Conflicting Loyalties in a Progressive Society
9. A Changing Vision
Appendix 1: Selected Documents Concerning Religious Liberty
Appendix 2: Key Events and Dates in Polish History
List of Abbreviations
Peter J. Klassen is professor emeritus of history at California State University, Fresno, and the author of Europe in the Reformation, A Homeland for Strangers: An Introduction to Mennonites in Poland and Prussia, and The Reformation: Change and Stability.
Klassen's narrative makes an important contribution to the study of religion. -- Adam Darlage Journal of Religion Worthwhile book. -- James M. Stayer Journal of Church History A significant contribution to Mennonite history. -- Paul W. Knoll Slavic Review Pete Klassen has made a valuable contribution to Mennonite historiography, and this book should be read by anyone interested in understanding the history of the Mennonites in Poland and Prussia. -- Richard D. Thiessen Mennonite Historian Klassen's narrative makes an important contribution to the study of religion, especially for the reader interested in the lives of minority religious groups within contexts of religious pluralism. -- Adam Darlage Journal of Religion An excellent and much-needed work. -- Dariusz M. Brycko Sixteenth Century Journal