Get answers to your questions about Amish life. Kraybill has lived among, and befriended the Amish for many years, studied, written about, and Amish people read his books to learn more about themselves. Donald B. Why do the amish reject technology and education or do they? why do their young people choose to stay Amish when their beliefs and practices put them so at odds with modern society? How are they different from the Mennonites?When it comes to learning about the Amish, it can be hard to sort out fact from fiction.
A History of the Amish: Third EditionGood Books #ad - Chapters include:migration and persistence: the amish in europe, 1693-1801settlement and struggle in a new world: the amish in Eighteenth Century PennsylvaniaMerging Traditions: Amish Mennonites and Mennonites in North America and Europe, 1870-1937Finding a Place in Modern America, 1900-1945And more!Now updated, the book gives an in-depth look at how the modern Amish church continues to grow and change.
From their beginnings in europe through their settlement in North America, the Amish have struggled to maintain their beliefs and traditions in often hostile settings. It covers recent developments in new amish settlements, and the media’s constant fascination with this religious people, the Nickel Mines school shooting, the community’s conflict and negotiation with government, from reality TV shows to romance novels.
A History of the Amish: Third Edition #ad - This book brings together in one volume a thorough history of the Amish people. Authoritative, thorough, and interestingly written, A History of the Amish presents the deep and rich heritage of the Amish people with dozens of illustrations and updated statistics. The amish, and often misunderstood religious communities, one of America’s most intriguingly private, have survived for three hundred years! How has that happened?While much has been written on the Amish, unique, little has been revealed about their history.
Plain Answers About the Amish LifeHarvest House Publishers #ad - This updated and revised guide by mindy starns clark more than 250, 000 amish-themed books sold, such as:beliefs and valuesclothing and transportationcourtship and marriageshunning and disciplineteens and rumpsringachildren and the elderlyeducation and workPresented in an easy-to-read style, covers a wide variety of topics, these Plain answers to questions about the Amish are a great resource for anyone interested in Amish life.
Formerly titled a pocket Guide to Amish Life Used book in Good Condition. For amish fiction readers, young and old alike, Plain Answers About the Amish Life provides a glimpse into an obscure, fascinating world―what the Amish believe and how they live. An engaging question-and-answer format showcases fun and fresh facts about the people who abide by this often-misunderstood faith and unique culture.
The Amish of Lancaster CountyStackpole Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This book by the leading scholar of the Amish explains the uncommon lifestyle of these simple-living people who intrigue so many visitors. The author also discusses myths about the Amish, their selective use of technology, the current media attention to Rumspringa, and the tragedy at the Nickel Mines school.
Mini essays on all aspects of Amish life, from dress and spirituality to horse-and-buggy transport, are accompanied by beautiful full-color photographs. More than 8. 5 million people visit lancaster County, Pennsylvania, every year to experience the culture of the oldest Amish community in the world.
A View from the Buggy: True and Inspiring Stories of the Amish LifeHarvest House Publishers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Most of us want a simpler life, and there’s no better example of the simple life than found among the Amish. With humor, grace, and charm, laughter, these “plain” people tell their stories; bringing tears, and an occasional dose of Amish wisdom to your heart. But what is it really like to be amish? in this delightful compilation of stories by more than 30 Amish men and women, you’ll get the inside story on the daily life of Amish families.
Author Jerry S. You’ll learn…how the amish love their animalsthe joys of a community-wide barn-raisingthe ways the Amish handle great tragedyhow the Amish find happiness in giving more than receivingThis unforgettable book is compiled by two men who know the Amish. Eicher was raised as an Amish boy and Nathan Miller is a member of the Old Order Amish.
Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order PlainspokenHerald Pr #ad - Turning amish has proven to be anything but plain and simple for this former majorette. Miller is one of them. Used book in Good Condition. Follow the author on this unusual journey to find out how God s love called her out of bitterness and depression and into the warm embrace of her new Amish community. Against the wishes of both sets of parents, Marlene and Johnny get married and begin a family.
But nearly fifty years later, Marlene is still living out God's call as an Old Order Amish woman. Accompany her as she dons an Amish dress and prayer covering and gets baptized. Marlene C. Learn how she endures the strain of ten children, and accidents and tragedy, a hundred-acre farm, and find out how she comes close to walking away from it all.
Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order Plainspoken #ad - Fewer than one hundred people have joined the Old Order Amish and stayed since 1950 In this rare memoir, and how she falls in love with Johnny, Marlene recounts her unhappy and abusive childhood, how she throws herself into cheerleading and marching band, the gentle young Amish man who helps her lace her ice skates.
The AmishJohns Hopkins University Press #ad - Johnson-weiner, and Steven M. Used book in Good Condition. Known for their simple clothing, social organization, Amish communities continually face outside pressures to modify their cultural patterns, plain lifestyle, and horse-and-buggy mode of transportation, and religious world view. The authors argue that the intensely private and insular Amish have devised creative ways to negotiate with modernity that have enabled them to thrive in America.
. The transformation of the Amish in the American imagination from "backward bumpkins" to media icons poses provocative questions. The largest populations are found in Ohio, and Indiana, Pennsylvania, with additional communities in twenty-eight other states and three Canadian provinces. What does the amish story reveal about the american character, popular culture, and mainstream values? Richly illustrated, The Amish is the definitive portrayal of the Amish in America in the twenty-first century.
The Amish #ad - An intimate portrait of amish life, The Amish explores not only the emerging diversity and evolving identities within this distinctive American ethnic community, but also its transformation and geographic expansion. Donald B. Kraybill, Karen M. Nolt spent twenty-five years researching Amish history, religion, and culture.
Companion to the acclaimed PBS American Experience documentary. Winner of the choice outstanding academic Title of the Choice ACRLThe Amish have always struggled with the modern world.
The Riddle of Amish Culture Center Books in Anabaptist StudiesJohns Hopkins University Press #ad - Revised edition of this classic work brings the story of the Amish into the 21st century. Since its publication in 1989, the riddle of Amish Culture has become recognized as a classic work on one of America's most distinctive religious communities. But many changes have occurred within amish society over the past decade, from westward migrations and a greater familiarity with technology to the dramatic shift away from farming into small business which is transforming Amish culture.
The Riddle of Amish Culture Center Books in Anabaptist Studies #ad - In addition, he includes a new chapter describing Amish recreation and social gatherings, and he applies the concept of "social capital" to his sensitive and penetrating interpretation of how the Amish have preserved their social networks and the solidarity of their community. Amish. For this revised edition, Donald B.
Kraybill has taken these recent changes into account, incorporating new demographic research and new interviews he has conducted among the Amish. Used book in Good Condition.
Leaving My Amish World: My True StoryFearless Publishing House #ad - Her story was so incredible, how she could still have such unwavering faith after everything that happened to her. Horseback riding, working with her father, reading, and singing while making noodles and quilts with her sisters filled her days as she grew up. I am a true admirer of the Amish, but all Amish communities are different.
This story was heartbreaking and raw, but most of all, it truly was inspirational. As she has four more children, her world revolves around them, and they bring her more joy than she could have ever imagined. Though she loves being a mother, and she loves her family, no phone, Eirene knows there has to be more to life than just being a housewife confined to her home with no money, and no transportation.
Leaving My Amish World: My True Story #ad - . Eirene knows god is calling her to leave so she can serve God. This woman’s story touched my heart, and when she was hurt in the story, it was written so beautifully that I could feel her pain. Doesn’t god have a bigger purpose for her? wasn’t she meant for more? When Eirene makes a Christian friend, she is hungry to learn more about the loving God who died for her and rose again, a God so unlike the one she’d learned about growing up Amish.
When eirene becomes pregnant and marries at the tender age of 17, the harsh reality of her new life sets in. Pregnant. Shunned.
31 Days to a Simple Life The Amish WayLamb Books #ad - Amish. She passes on inspirational experiences about the Amish culture in her novels, but readers want more. So, in this 31 day ‘challenge’ karen shares all she’s gleaned so far, and invites you to make simplicity a habit. Used book in Good Condition. For 30 years, author karen anna Vogel has lived near the Amish, considered a "Trusted English Friend".
Growing Up Amish: A MemoirTyndale House Publishers, Inc. #ad - Now, ira paints a vivid portrait of amish life―from his childhood days on the family farm, in this heartwarming memoir, his Rumspringa rite of passage at age 16, to his ultimate decision to leave the Amish Church for good at age 26. Amish. New york times ebook bestseller!one fateful starless night, and walked away from his home in the Amish settlement of Bloomfield, left a scribbled note under his pillow, packed all of his earthly belongings into in a little black duffel bag, 17-year-old Ira Wagler got up at 2 AM, Iowa.
Growing up amish is the true story of one man’s quest to discover who he is and where he belongs. Used book in Good Condition. Readers will laugh, cry, and be inspired by this charming yet poignant coming of age story set amidst the backdrop of one of the most enigmatic cultures in America today―the Old Order Amish.
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