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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There is something surreal about an early morning fog in the valleys of southeast Ohio.  Hill tops look like tiny islands surrounded by mysterious white fluff.  As the sun slowly burns off the low-lying haze, one notices small clusters of Amish homes nestled within the edges of woodlands & harvested fields. Dairymen, already finished with their early morning milking, have given leave to the cows who now slowly choose a place in the pasture to enjoy another fall day. A breeze blows through the low-lands & chases off the final wisps of any lingering haze.  A new beauty emerges for ...
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Lena Schlabach

Prep Time: 25 min    Cooking Time: 35 min´╗┐     Chilling Time: 6 to 8 hr

Ingredients´╗┐ 
1 (9-inch) baked pie crust*
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups half-and-half
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Ground cinnamon for sprinkling
 
Directions
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Whisk in the half-and-half and cook over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat, add butter, brown sugar, and vanilla and stir until butter is melted. Pour ...
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