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Plain answers about the Amish life

Author: Mindy Starns Clark
Publisher: Eugene, Oregon : Harvest House Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This handy guide answers more than 300 questions about the Amish and their unique lifestyle, providing fresh and fascinating facts about this often-misunderstood faith culture and the men, women, and children who abide by it.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mindy Starns Clark
ISBN: 9780736955935 0736955933
OCLC Number: 821266040
Notes: Part One. Foundation -- Defining the Amish -- Beliefs -- Community -- Separation -- Nonresistance -- Organization -- Leadership -- Worship -- Rules -- Shunning -- History -- Expansion -- Part Two. Lifestyle --Amish Life -- Food -- Health -- Clothing and Grooming -- Language -- Technology -- Transportation -- Occupations -- Free Time, Vacations, and Entertainment -- Part Three. Passages -- Childhood, Family, and Old Age -- School -- Rumspringa -- Baptism -- Courtship and Marriage -- Death -- Part Four. Outside World -- Us and Them -- Tourism and the Media -- Tragedy and Forgiveness -- Why Are They Amish? -- What Can They Teach Us? -- Part Five. Supplemental Material -- Myths Versus Facts -- Biblical References.
Description: 174 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Foundation. Defining the Amish ; Beliefs ; Community ; Separation ; Nonresistance ; Organization ; Leadership ; Worship ; Rules ; Shunning ; History ; Expansion --
Lifestyle. Amish Life ; Food ; Health ; Clothing and grooming ; Language ; Technology ; Transportation ; Occupations ; Free Time, vacations, and entertainment --
Passages. Childhood, family, and old age ; School ; Rumspringa ; Baptism ; Courtship and marriage ; Death --
Outside world. Us and them ; Tourism and the media ; Tragedy and forgiveness ; Why are they Amish? ; What can the Amish teach s? --
Supplemental material. Biblical references for Amish beliefs and practices.
Other Titles: Pocket guide to Amish life
Responsibility: Mindy Starns Clark.

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Deals with what the Amish believe and how they live. This title showcases facts about the people who abide by this often-misunderstood faith and unique culture. It covers a variety of topics, such  Read more...

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