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  • The Amish

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    The Amish April 30, 2012 Ant 101 There are more than 250,000 Amish in the United States and Canada, the only places they live today. Most American’s view the Amish as backwards mainly because they shun the modern conveniences that most of us take advantage of on a daily basis. The Amish have a very rigid belief system –they believe that their religious faith and the way they live is inseparable and interdependent they do not consider it to be a lifestyle choice. The Amish was originated in

  • Amish

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    Amish Life Style The Amish live a different life style than we do. A lot of people misunderstand the way they live their life in rural communities. They think that the Amish live an old fashioned life and fear the real world. All they want to do is help their community every way they can. Each fellowship is broken down into districts where they live independently by rules their community agrees on. The rules consist of clothing requirements, color of buggies, household items, etc. There are

  • Amish

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    Running head: AMISH COMMUNITY 1 Amish Community Jennie Ong AMISH COMMUNITY 2 Abstract The Amish people are a community of individuals who hold their traditions of simple living, self-labor, and isolation very highly. Eastern parts of the United States as well as Canada are the most common areas where Amish communities are established. The group originated from Switzerland and received their name from their leader Jakob

  • The Amish Essay

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    Kraybill, Donald. The Amish and the State. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. The Amish and the State is wrote with the intent to identify the cultural values and social organizations of the Amish order along with how the traditional values of the Amish counteracted with the modernity of the state. This book covers the most prominent aspects of the Amish order dating all the way back to their very existence during the Radical Reformation in the sixteenth century. It entitles one to

  • The Amish Religion

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    The Amish was a group of traditional Christian Church fellowships. They were known as the simple living, plain drees and unwilling to embrace the convenience of the modern technology. They started a small group of reform minded Mennonites in the Switzerland when they separated from the main movement. Based on the article, The Amish was lived in Rhine River. Jacob founded the Amish Movement in the year 1644. Jacob felt that the Mennonites had driven away their original beliefs and practices. That

  • Amish Culture

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    The Amish Culture The Amish are a fascinating people. They live surrounded by cities full of technology. Yet they live without automobiles, electricity, and most modern comforts that are taken for granted by many. Donald Kraybill asks the question “How is it that a tradition-laden people who spurn electricity, computers, automobiles, and higher education are not merely surviving but are, in fact, thriving in the midst of modern life?” Though they do not have all of the technology that we take

  • Essay on The Amish

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    The Amish Both the Amish and the Mennonites were part of the early Anabaptist movement in Europe, which took place at the time of the Reformation. The Anabaptists believed that only adults who had confessed their faith should be baptized, and that they should remain separate from the larger society. Many of the early Anabaptists were put to death by both Catholics and Protestants, and many others fled to the mountains of Switzerland and southern Germany. Then began the Amish tradition of farming

  • Amish Subculture

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    Subculture: Amish The Amish people are a subculture group. This culture is one of the more distinctive and colorful cultural groups across America. Their rejection of modern technology is what has kept them apart of the high tech culture. They start back in the sixteenth-century Europe when a rebaptism of adults was then a crime punishable by death. Anabaptists or rebaptizers were groups’ that threatened civil and religious authorities. The Swiss Anabaptists followed a Jesus life were they loved

  • The Amish Are A Unique Community

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    years the Amish have become more and more different from the rest of the United States and the world. Technology is dramatically changing. Medicine is improving. While the world around their almost secluded community develops rapidly they remain the same. This poses the question is their lack of development what helps them remain peaceful and grounded or is it just another aspect that makes them unique. The Amish are one of the most well known almost completely peaceful societies. The Amish are a unique

  • Amish Religion and Culture

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    Abstract The focus of this research paper is to examine the religious beliefs of the Amish communities. From their humble beginnings of migration into the United States from Europe, to their present day living arrangements, they have been and will continue to be a prosperous community. By shunning modern conveniences and relying only on what nature has provided, society has referred to them as the “Plain People.” Being far from ordinary in their dress and way of life separates this community