Songs of the "Ausbund," Vol. I
Exact, literal English translations of 69 Ausbund hymns used in Amish worship services. It also explains the origin and significance of the Ausbund, of each song and its writer (if known), and of the tune for the songs. By providing a translation of the sometimes difficult German of the Ausbund, this book makes available to a larger audience the message of the Ausbund. Read about the convictions and faith, as well as the trials and persecutions of early Anabaptists. (376pp. index. hardcover. Ohio Amish Lib., 1998.)
Also available Songs of the Ausbund, Vol. II (item #3804).