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  • Amish Life and Culture
    The land is everything for these traditional people and has been their livelihood for many generations. Farming today is done in much the same way it was done a hundred years ago. The children are raised to help with the farm chores and are taught to value and care for the land.

  • Amish Life FAQ's
    Welcome to Amish Life FAQs where your can get answers to your specific questions about the Amish Lifestyle.

  • Amish: The Gentle People
    The Amish are often referred to as the Gentle People. They are different from other people because they like to be their own person, not like someone else. They shun the advances of the modern world like, televisions, radios, VCRs, and cars. Their agriculture was very important to them because it kept the family together. It kept the family together because they all worked together.

  • Mennonite Connections
    A catalogue of Mennonite and Amish resources on the Internet ...all on a single page for ease of searching...use your browser's "search" or "find" feature...

  • Mennonite Information Center
    A Mennonite is a member of one of the Christian groups derived from the Anabaptist movement, stressing discipleship, community, and an ethic of love and nonresistance. Mennonites are historically distinctive in North America for simplicity of life and the rejection of military service, public office, and oaths.

  • The Amish
    The Bible is the sacred text of the Amish people. The Amish interpret the Bible literally and directly in many cases which explains their lifestyle. In addition to the Bible there are unwritten rules that the Amish people base their morals and way of life. The Ordung are the unwritten rules of the church and are not specified in writing, but are known and closely followed.

  • THE AMISH: Beliefs, practices, conflicts
    Some Amish migrated to the United States, started in the early 18th century. As a result of William Penn's "holy experiment" in religious tolerance, many Amish started settling in Lancaster County, PA during the 1720's. Other groups settled in or moved to Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and Ohio, etc.

  • The Amish, The Mennonites
    Here are some questions and answers about the Amish, the Mennonites, the Brethren, and the other "Plain People" of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.


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