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Quest for Piety and Obedience: The Story of the Brethren in Christ

Wittlinger, Carlton O.

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ISBN 10: 0916035050 / ISBN 13: 9780916035051
Published by Evangel Press, 1978
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Book is signed by the author. Previous owner's name is witten on front endpage, otherwise in great shape. Binding is strong, pages are clean and crisp throughout. Dustjacket has wear to edges, a large open tear along the top of the spine, rubbing to surface, otherwise bright and presentable. It is now protected in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 918981

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Title: Quest for Piety and Obedience: The Story of ...

Publisher: Evangel Press

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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The definitive history of the Brethren in Christ Church, this book traces the growth of the Brethren in Christ from a small sect to a growing international group. A "must" for anyone who's serious about studying the Brethren in Christ Church.

About the Author:

Carlton O. Wittlinger is an historian by profession and a churchman by commitment. Dr. Wittlinger did his undergraduate work at Messiah College and Taylor University. He received his M.A. from the University of Buffalo, and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been a member of the Messiah College faculty since 1943 where he presently serves as Professor of History. During his association with Messiah College he has served as Registrar, Dean of the College, and Chairman of the Division of Social Sciences. As a churchman, he knows the Brethren in Christ from personal involvement, having served at the denominational level in various assignments including that of Church Archivist since 1961. He has devoted a lifetime to teaching in the denomination's colleges. He has been a contributor to scholarly journals including the Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society, Pennsylvania History, and Mennonite Quarterly Review. He has been visiting Professor of History at Elizabethtown College and at Eastern Mennonite College. He is married to the former Fay Martin. They have one son and two daughters.

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