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Old Christmas

Published: 11/21/2014 by Bruce Stambaugh in Amish 101

Old Christmas

The Amish enjoy celebrating the holidays just as much as anyone else.

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,

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

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.

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

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.

Photography and the Amish

Published: 12/04/2017 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Photography and the Amish

Most non-Amish think it’s against their religion to be photographed. It’s actually NOT against an Amish person’s religion to be photographed.


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