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Amish Orders

Published: 01/05/2016 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Amish Orders

There is some division between various Amish groups, Largely centered around disputes about evangelism and cultural assimilation. Here is some information about the four main Amish Orders.

Amish Wedding Traditions

Published: 09/01/2014 by Ohio's Amish Country in Amish 101

Amish Wedding Traditions

Amish weddings are traditionally held on Tuesdays or Thursdays in later fall after the harvest. Amish wedding tradition has had to give way to practicality. Weddings are now held year round and on other days to accommodate the number of couples getti

Quilting the Amish Way

Published: 01/09/2012 by Kyle Valentini in Amish 101

Quilting the Amish Way

Quilting for the Amish began as a practical art that stemmed from the need to stay warm as they had settled in parts of the country known for their harsh winters.

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

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 Transportation

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

Amish Transportation

The most common sight in an Amish community is the horse and buggy. It marks distinctively the separation of the Amish community from the rest of the world who uses the automobile for every day transportation.
The buggy varies with the group and refl

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.

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 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,


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