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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

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 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,

Amish Furniture Building

Published: 12/02/2011 by Bruce Stambaugh 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.

Amish Etiquette

Published: 09/01/2014 by Bruce Stambaugh 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

Amish Family Life

Published: 09/01/2014 by Bruce Stambaugh 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 FAQs

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

Amish FAQs

If they don't use electricity, how can the Amish sometimes have water heaters, stoves and refrigerators in their homes?
First, the Amish use gas in many of these instances. Many appliances that they run on electricity can be converted to run on natur

Preparing an Amish home for church

Published: 02/08/2017 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Preparing an Amish home for church

What if, instead of simply getting up, dressing in your Sunday best and driving to church, church came to you?

All about buggies

Published: 02/28/2013 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

All about buggies

Buggies are the iconic symbol of the Amish culture.

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.


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