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The traditional Amish youth period of Rumspringa

Published: 01/26/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

The traditional Amish youth period of Rumspringa

Among the Amish, Rumspringa simply refers to adolescence.

Amish Family Life

Published: 09/01/2014 by Amish 101 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,

Amish Spiritual Issues

Published: 09/01/2014 by Amish 101 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 over infant b

Amish Country Driving Rules

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

Amish Country Driving Rules

Rural roads are not city streets. They are often narrower or may vary in width. You may have less room to maneuver or a loose gravel and grass berms to contend with. Don't forget about sharp dips or unexpected turns.


Normal speeds for horse drawn buggie

Amish Financial Matters

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

Amish Financial Matters

Owning an insurance policy for any reason is out of the question for an Amish family. They depend on their church and community to stand with them in difficult circumstances. As mentioned in another article if their house or barn burns the community

Not every buggy is created equal

Published: 01/05/2015 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Not every buggy is created equal

Buggy shopping and buying is more than meets the eye

Amish Technology

Published: 09/01/2014 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Amish Technology

The Amish are averse to any technology which they feel weakens the family structure. The conveniences that the rest of us take for granted such as electricity, television, automobiles, telephones and tractors are considered to be a temptation that co

Amish Education

Published: 09/01/2014 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Amish Education

The Amish believe strongly in education, but only provide formal education through the eighth grade. They are exempt from state compulsory attendance beyond the eighth grade based on religious principles. Schooling concentrates on the basic reading,

What is the Amish Ordnung?

Published: 01/18/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

What is the Amish Ordnung?

Amish believe the Ordnung are guidelines for daily living and helps them live better Christian lives

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.


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