Amish Man Follows His Heart To Orthodoxy

Dairy farmer's highly unusual conversion results in excommunication from his church, community by Jim Carney Josef Klarr wanted to know about the origins of the Christian church. Klarr, 39, grew up Old Order Amish in Ashland County and began studying the roots of the church. He went to the library at the Ashland Theological Seminary and read book after book when he wasn't working on his farm milking cows or cutting wood at the saw mill. A major influence in his reading was the writings of St. Basil the Great. … [Read more...]