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The Amish of Lancaster County

Donald B. Kraybill - Social Science - 2008 - 96 pages
Primer to understanding Amish life for visitors. Captivating color photography. Insight on recent media events.
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The Amish and Technology: An Excerpt from <i>The Amish</i>

Donald B. Kraybill, Karen M. Johnson-Weiner, Steven M. Nolt - Religion - 2013 - 32 pages
Limits on technology are the signature mark of twenty-first century Amish identity. Riding in horse-drawn buggies and living unplugged from the public grid unmistakably ...
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The Amish Struggle with Modernity

Donald B. Kraybill, Marc Alan Olshan - Religion - 1994 - 304 pages
A distinctive American subculture responds to the forces of social change.
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The Amish Way: Patient Faith in a Perilous World

Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher - Religion - 2012 - 288 pages
A sensitive and realistic look at the spiritual life and practices of the Amish This second book by the authors of the award-winning Amish Grace sheds further light on the ...
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Horse-and-buggy Mennonites: Hoofbeats of Humility in a Postmodern World

Donald B. Kraybill, James P. Hurd - Religion - 2006 - 362 pages
Examining how the Wengers have cautiously and incrementally adapted to the changes swirling around them, this book offers an invaluable case study of a traditional group caught ...
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From Rumspringa to Marriage: An Excerpt from <i>The Amish</i>

Donald B. Kraybill, Karen M. Johnson-Weiner, Steven M. Nolt - Religion - 2013 - 32 pages
Rumspringa, literally translated as "running around," is a time when Amish youth socialize with their peers and are allowed some autonomy before officially joining the church ...
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On the Backroad to Heaven: Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren

Donald B. Kraybill, Carl Desportes Bowman, Carl F. Bowman - Religion - 2001 - 330 pages
On the Backroad to Heaven is a unique guide to the world of Old Order Anabaptist groups. Focusing on four Old Order communities—the Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren ...
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The Amish

Donald B. Kraybill, Karen M. Johnson-Weiner, Steven M. Nolt - History - 2013 - 500 pages
Draws on archival material, oral histories, and direct observations to provide an account of Amish life that explores the diversity within the community and its transformation ...
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Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy

Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher - Religion - 2010 - 288 pages
On Monday morning, October 2, 2006, a gunman entered a one-room Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania. In front of twenty-five horrified pupils, thirty-two-year-old ...
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