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Amish Spiritual Issues

Published: 09/01/2014 in Amish 101

Amish Spiritual Issues

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.

Amish Etiquette

Published: 09/01/2014 in Amish 101

Amish Etiquette

Whether you shop for local Amish-made goods and furniture, stay overnight at a quaint bed and breakfast tucked under an authentic Amish quilt, stop by local roadside stands set up by the Amish to sell excess farm produce, or explore the scenic countr

An Amish Woman’s Role in the Family

Published: 02/15/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

An Amish Woman’s Role in the Family

Amish women are esteemed in Amish society for the contribution they make to home and community.

Things Amish children learn in school (not in a textbook).

There is are some things in a Amish child's education that can't be found in a textbook.

Amish Furniture Building

Published: 12/02/2011 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Amish Furniture Building

One of the driving values that motivates an Amish community is maintaining their style of life and allowing their children the same option as they grow old enough to start their own families.

Lighting in an Amish Home

Published: 03/09/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Lighting in an Amish Home

How do the Amish light their homes. Without a public power connection, it’s not as easy as flicking a switch.

Amish Food

Published: 12/02/2011 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Amish Food

Food is one of the methods of celebration among the Amish. Sharing a meal or a snack is a great way to fellowship.

Where time stands still ~ The Swartzentruber Amish

Published: 09/27/2016 by LaVonne Debois in Amish 101

Where time stands still ~ The Swartzentruber Amish

The Swartzentruber group has maintained the original core definition of separating themselves from the world.

How are Amish communities organized?

Published: 06/20/2017 by LaVonne Debois in Amish 101

How are Amish communities organized?

Amish church and community circles intersect and overlap in many ways. When discussing Amish communities, you may hear the three terms district, settlement, and affiliation.  These terms refer to three distinct ways in which Amish society is ordered.

Amish Family Life

Published: 09/01/2014 by LaVonne Debois in Amish 101

Amish Family Life

The family is the most important social unit in the Amish culture. Large families with seven to ten children are common. Chores are clearly divided by sexual role in the Amish home - the man usually works on the farm, while the wife does the washing,


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