Books

Director’s Profile in The Kansan

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This profile was printed in The Kansan newspaper just prior to the premiere of Through the Desert Goes Our Journey: The Mennonite Trek to Central Asia at the Bethel Fall Festival back in 2008. I thought Melanie Zuercher did a…

Pilgrims on the Silk Road: Key Reviews

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Editorial Reviews “While Ratliff’s historical presentation is a major accomplishment, the fascinating effect of his book is due largely to his storytelling skill …” –Mennonite Quarterly Review Highlighting Ratliff’s masterful presentation…I conclude with the most outstanding attribute of the book-its…

The Year of the Book

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It has been quite a year for Agile Arts and the Ratliff family. We feel very blessed to have the opportunity to tell some previously untold stories, and learn a few new ones as well. Pilgrims on the Silk Road…

The Continuing Voyages…

Pilgrims reader Celeste Kennel-Shank reminded me of a couple of articles by others who have retraced the Mennonite trek to Khiva. The first article is from Jim Juhnke. Jim has has acted as a mentor on the documentary and book…