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Book Reviews

Some of these book reviews will appear at a later date in print
in Roots and Branches, perhaps in a slightly altered form.

  • Glen E. Miller. Living Thoughtfully, Dying Well. Harrisonburg, Virginia: Herald Press, 2014. 170 pp. Reviewed by Robert Martens

  • Jacob A. Neufeld.  Path of Thorns: Soviet Mennonite Life under Communist and Nazi Rule.  Ed. and trans. by Harvey L. Dyck and Sarah Dyck. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014. 444 pp. Reviewed by John B. Toews

  • Hans Werner.  The Constructed Mennonite: History, Memory, and the Second World War.  University of Manitoba Press: Winnipeg, 2013. Reviewed by Robert Martens

  • Maureen S. Klassen.  It Happened in Moscow. A Memoir of Discovery.  (Winnipeg, MB, Goessel, KS: Kindred Productions, 2013). Paperback, 211 pages, including numerous black and white photographs. Reviewed by Harry Loewen

  • Arlette Kouwenhoven.  The Fehrs: Four centuries of Mennonite migration.  Translated from the Dutch by Leslie Fast. Leiden, Netherlands: Winco Press, 2013. 264 pp.   Reviewed by Robert Martens

  • Toews, John B. and Toews, Paul, editors.   Union of Citizens of Dutch Lineage in Ukraine (1922- 1927).   Mennonite and Soviet Documents.   Reviewed by Henry Neufeld

  • Royden Loewen and Steve Nolt.   Seeking Places of Peace.   Global Mennonite History Series.   Reviewed by Robert Martens

  • Conrad L. Kanagy, Tilahun Beyene, and Richard Showalter.   Winds of the Spirit: A Profile of Anabaptist Churches in the Global South.   Reviewed by Robert Martens

  • Edited by John B. Toews and Paul Toews and translated by John B. Toews, Walter Regehr and Olga Shmakina.   Union of Citizens of Dutch Lineage in Ukraine (1922-1927), Mennonite and Soviet Documents.   Reviewed by Harvey Dyck.

  • Mark Jantzen.   Mennonite German Soldiers: Nation, Religion, and Family in the Prussian East, 1772-1880.   Reviewed by Robert Martens

  • Walter Klaassen and William Klassen.   Marpeck: A Life of Dissent and Conformity.   Reviewed by Robert Martens

  • Lloyd Pietersen.   Reading the Bible After Christendom.   With foreword by Walter Brueggemann.   Reviewed by Robert Martens

  • Lisa Weaver, Julie Kauffman, and Judith Rempel Smucker.   On the Zwieback Trail: A Russian Mennonite Alphabet of Stories, Recipes and Historic Events.   Reviewed by Robert Martens