The Amish: Why They Enchant Us

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Herald Press, 2003 - Religion - 48 pages
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The Amish are one of America's most fascinating and colorful religious communities. But how does a traditional group that shuns high school, computers, and the ownership of motor vehicles survive amid a high tech society? This concise and authoritative overview describes both the diversity and common practices of the Amish of North America as well as some of the changes underway in their communities. In a lively text, Donald B. Kraybill, a leading scholar of Amish culture explains many of their puzzling practices and shows how the Amish flourish in the midst of modern society.

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I enjoyed this book. It was an easy read and very informative. I felt like the author did a good job at objectively writing on this subject - I didn't feel he had a bias one way or the other - which ... Read full review

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