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Amish Education

Published: 09/01/2014 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,

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

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.

Amish Woodworking

Published: 09/10/2013 by Amish 101 in Amish 101

Amish Woodworking

Ohio’s Amish Country has quickly become well-known for its beautiful, heirloom-quality hardwood furniture in addition to its rolling hills and farmlands.

Amish Etiquette

Published: 09/01/2014 by Amish 101 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

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 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

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 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

Amish Technology

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


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