Bettje and Jan were two children of Menno Simons who lived almost five hundred years ago. Menno Simons was first a Catholic priest. As he read and studied the Bible he began to understand the Christian life in a different way. Finally he became an Anabaptist preacher. It was against the law for him to preach and so much of his preaching was done at night in small groups. He became the leader of the Anabaptists now known as Mennonites.
The story of all that happened as Menno went about preaching is seen through the eyes of Bettje and Jan. They too suffered hardships because their father was a night preacher.
The story is one of suspense, action, and constant danger that Menno would be arrested. It tells how people lived in those days and how people began to read and study the Bible. It was the days of what we now know as the Reformation.
One Mennonite historian who read the story said that it was a "lively, accurate, highly readable" story of Menno Simons. The author was careful in adding details to see that they were in keeping with the way people lived and thought in those days.
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