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Amish Forgiveness Offers Lessons

Posted on October 10th, 2006

The subdued reaction of the Amish to the killing of five girls at the one-room school in Bart Township, Pa., reflects their theology, culture and history, says Earl Zimmerman, a religion professor at EMU, who attended grades 1 through 8 in a one-room Amish school about 30 miles north of the site of the killings.

Earl Zimmerman
Earl Zimmerman

It is a philosophy and way of life that permeates what is known as the Anabaptist church family

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