Religion Booknotes

Religion Booknotes

About forty miles east of where I live is a very large Amish settlement. I always feel sorry for its quiet inhabitants when I see tourists stick cameras in their faces as they come into town to do their shopping. The Amish culture is an exotic one that still attracts a good deal of voyeurism. Of course, it also inspires a great deal of admiration: the response of the Amish to the massacre at one of their schools last year was met with...

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About the Author

Lawrence Cunningham is John O'Brien professor of Theology (Emeritus) at the University of Notre Dame.