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From: "Gene Hutson" <>
Subject: Re: [BRE] "They Planted a Tree in the Wilderness"
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 19:37:38 -0500
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Gail,

Just out of curiosity, are there any KAUFFMAN's mentioned
in your book?? and if so, are they biographies that one can
sink your teeth into or kind of a hit and miss affair??

Thanx So Much,

Gene Hutson
Norfolk, Nebraska


----- Original Message -----
From: "Gail Longton" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, October 13, 2008 8:20 AM
Subject: Re: [BRE] "They Planted a Tree in the Wilderness"


> Each person has their own chapter. John Naas has 11 pages of text and a
> page
> with a picture of his German signature and a picture of the River Eder
> near
> Schwarzenau. Then there is a page of questions for review of the chapter.
> John S. Flory says that it is presented to the young people of the church
> so
> they can more fully appreciate these founding fathers of the church.
> Gail
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "winter dellenbach" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, October 13, 2008 12:57 AM
> Subject: Re: [BRE] "They Planted a Tree in the Wilderness"
>
>
>> Hello Gail - can you tell me if each person you list has a section in
>> the book, or is a person's story scattered throughout the book? If
>> section by section, could you tell me how many pages are given to John
>> Naas - if convenient? Thanks - winter dellenbach
>> On Oct 6, 2008, at 7:43 PM, Gail Longton wrote:
>>
>>> Speaking of books....I just got a book that was my great-
>>> grandfather's,
>>> "Builders of the Church of the Brethren" by John S. Flory copy right
>>> 1925,
>>> Elgin Press.My great grandfather was Levi Abraham Bowman, a COB
>>> minister.
>>> This little book has life stories of several leaders of the COB:
>>> Alexander
>>> Mack, John Naas, Peter Becker, Christopher Sower, John Garber and
>>> Jacob
>>> Miller, George Wolfe, John Kline, James Quinter, D.L. Miller and
>>> Wilbur
>>> Brenner Stover. Since there are no COB churches here in Clarksville,
>>> TN I
>>> have been raised in the Southern Baptist church so learning about the
>>> leaders and the doctrine of the church is the reason I joined this
>>> message
>>> board. The story on Alexander Mack doesn't give the names of his
>>> children
>>> except for Alexander Mack, Jr who was the bishop of Germantown for
>>> 50 years.
>>>
>>> I also got: "The German Baptist Brethren in Europe and America"
>>> copyright
>>> 1906, Elgin, Ill, Brethren Publishing House by Martin Grove
>>> Brumbaugh. I
>>> have not read this book yet since it is 538 pages long.
>>>
>>> The third book is "Brethren Education in the Southeast" by Paul Haynes
>>> Bowman honoring the founding of Bridgewater College copyright 1955,
>>> printed
>>> by Brethren Printing, Elgin , IL. This book has a list of the board
>>> of
>>> trustees Bridgewater, Daleville and Blue Ridge colleges.
>>>
>>> Gail Bowman Longton
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "k. kensinger" <>
>>> To: <>
>>> Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2008 12:20 PM
>>> Subject: [BRE] "They Planted a Tree in the Wilderness"
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> I bought it to check on a reference, and it's not in the book, so if
>>>> anyone would be interested in buying it(1/2 price),email me at:
>>>>
>>>> ken
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