The Amish believe in Jesus Christ as Savior and would be a part of the protestant stream of theology. They emerged from the Anabaptists who began in the early 1500's. The Anabaptists, meaning re-baptizers, broke from the Catholic Church over infant baptism among other things. They believed that a person should be baptized only after an adult confession of faith.
They differ, however, in lifestyle issues since they believe that much of what is seen in Christendom has been impacted by the world. This is part of what led to the split with the Mennonites in the 1600's. Things were ...
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Fall is a great time, perhaps the best time, to visit Ohio’s Amish country. There is a lot to see even before the leaves begin to change.
Though less than 10 percent of the Amish actually farm today, harvest time is still a highlight of the rural culture. Whether picking the season’s last produce, baling the year’s ...
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Boo in the Burg-October 25 tours will start from the Courthouse Lawn. They will go every half hour. Ohio Paranormal Society will be conducting the tours and each participant will have the chance to interact with the "tools" used in a paranormal investigation. These are mini paranormal investigations in some of our oldest and history filled buildings. Gives people the chance to see for themselves what a paranormal investigation entails.
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