History and customs of the Amish people
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History and customs of the Amish people

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Published by The Maple press company in York, Pa .
Written in English


  • Mennonites.

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Edition Notes

Statementby H.M.J. Klein.
LC ClassificationsBX8129.A6 K4
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p.
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6510338M
LC Control Number47000995

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References: Nolt, Steven M. A History of the ourse, Pa: Good Books, Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs’ Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour to the Year A.D. The Amish refer to people in the non-Amish world as "English," and these people have the potential to corrupt the community. While many find this perplexing, consider the history we just outlined. Since the start of the Anabaptist movement up until the modern day, the Amish have experienced endless persecution at the hands of outsiders. This book is a very thorough depiction of ACTUAL Amish culture. I desired to further my understanding of Amish culture because I am continually interacting with Amish Enterprise (Lumber Mills). The secular assumption is that newer is faster and better. However, the Amish approach is to go slow, be cautious, and consult with the community/5(28). Donald B. Kraybill, Karen M. Johnson-Weiner, and Steven M. Nolt spent twenty-five years researching Amish history, religion, and culture. Drawing on archival material, direct observations, and oral history, the authors provide an authoritative and sensitive understanding of Amish society. Amish people do not evangelize, yet their numbers in Reviews:

The Plain People (Amish and Mennonites) trace their origin back to the Protestant Reformation in Europe, where there was an emphasis on returning to the purity of the New Testament group of reformers rejected the popular concept of infant baptism, and became known as Anabaptists. The Anabaptists believed that only adults who had confessed their faith should be baptized, and that.   Amish life is fascinating to outsiders, but much of the information we have about the Amish faith and culture is inaccurate. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about Amish life, taken from reliable sources. Beliefs and way of life. Humility, family, community, and separation from the world are the mainstays of the ay life and custom are governed by an unwritten code of behaviour called the Ordnung, and shunning (Meidung) remains an integral way in which the community deals with disobedient members. In formal religious doctrine, the Amish differ little from the Mennonites. “Amish people interpret linking with electrical wires as a connection with the world – and the Bible tells them they are not to be “conformed to the world.” (Romans ) In the Amish leaders agreed that connecting to power lines would not be in the best interest of the Amish community.