Preface.PART ONE.Chapter 1: The Nickel Mines Amish.Chapter 2: The Shooting.Chapter 3: The Aftermath.Chapter 4: The Surprise.Chapter 5: The Reactions.PART TWO.Chapter 6: The Habit of Forgiveness.Chapter 7: The Roots of Forgiveness.Chapter 8: The Spirituality of Forgiveness.Chapter 9: The Practice of ForgivenessPART THREE.Chapter 10: Forgiveness at Nickel Mines.Chapter 11: What About Shunning?Chapter 12: Grief, Providence, and Justice.Chapter 13: Amish Grace and the Rest of Us.Afterword.Acknowledgments.Appendix: The Amish of North America.Endnotes.Resources for Further reading.The Authors.Index.
Donald B. Kraybill, Ph.D., is senior fellow at the Young Center of Elizabethtown College. Among his many publications, he has authored or coauthored numerous books on Amish society. The Young Center fielded hundreds of media calls in the week following the shooting. Steven M. Nolt, Ph.D., is professor of history at Goshen College. He has written extensively on Amish history and culture. David L. Weaver-Zercher, Ph.D., is associate professor of American religious history at Messiah College. His books on Amish life explore outsiders' fascination with and perceptions of the Amish.