Books

Rare Snapshot of Lausan

  One of the pivotal episodes in Pilgrims on the Silk Road is the Mennonite sojourn in Lausan. When the Mennonites first arrived in Khiva, the khan granted them a piece of land along the Laudan canal near the Amu…

Award-winning trek poem

Congratulations to Jesse Nathan, the co-producer of Through the Desert Goes Our Journey, for taking top honors this year from the Associated Church Press for his poem, “Heavens.” The winning poem appeared in the May 5, 2009 issue of The Mennonite. …

On The Road This Summer

Mid-summer is here, and we have spent the past seven months working hard to spread the word about Pilgrims on the Silk Road. We have lots of great news to share with you about the book and its companion documentary “Through the Desert Goes…

Libraries picking up Pilgrims book

A quick look at WorldCat shows that orders from libraries are starting to roll in for Pilgrims on the Silk Road. Here are a few listing the book in their catalogues: Princeton Theological Seminary University of Missouri-Columbia Eastern Mennonite University…

First Book Newsletter

Here’s a recent promotional letter. Thanks everyone for the great response! ————————————- Greetings, I want to let you know about my new book from Wipf and Stock Publishers called Pilgrims on the Silk Road: A Muslim-Christian Encounter in Khiva. Pilgrims…

Latest Endorsement

http://www.pilgrimsonthesilkroad.com/ This endorsement really captures an important focus of the book: “Pilgrims on the Silk Road is a captivating story. The book has planted the Mennonite presence deeply in the encounter with a multi-sided Islamic culture. I cannot think of…

Book images and illustrations

http://www.pilgrimsonthesilkroad.com/ Click here to order a copy of Pilgrims on the Silk Road (The Great Highway of Central Asia – London Illustrated Daily, 1885) Among the features of Pilgrims on the Silk Road I am proud of are the woodcuts, photos…