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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User Review  - Karen M. Byus -

This was a well written book about the basics of the Amish People. I have to say the reason they enchant me is my admiration for a group of people to stand by their "guns" and live as they do. There ... Read full review

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User Review  - classacamper -

Its a great book for children to learn the basics of the Amish life. Beautiful photography. Read full review


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