Gladden the Heart

Gladden the Heart

Large Print - 2017
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When the lively fervor of revivalism endangers the staid customs of the Amish community in the lush but rugged Kishacoquillas Valley of central Pennsylvania on 1847, the Amish church must deal with a divisive question: What is a genuine spiritual experience? The question turns personal when Susanna's beloved cousin Noah begins preaching while under trances. Curious, she helps to keep Noah safe during his experiences. But Adam, Susanna's intended, feels pressure from the bishop to speak out against revivalism. Then Noah goes missing...
Publisher: ©2017
Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press,, 2017.
Edition: Large print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781432842017
Characteristics: 523 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Summary: When the lively fervor of revivalism endangers the staid customs of the Amish community in the lush but rugged Kishacoquillas Valley of central Pennsylvania on 1847, the Amish church must deal with a divisive question: What is a genuine spiritual experience? The question turns personal when Susanna's beloved cousin Noah begins preaching while under trances. Curious, she helps to keep Noah safe during his experiences. But Adam, Susanna's intended, feels pressure from the bishop to speak out against revivalism. Then Noah goes missing...

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