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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

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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On the Backroad to Heaven: Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren

Donald B. Kraybill, Carl Desportes Bowman, Carl F. Bowman - Religion - 2002 - 352 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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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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The Riddle of Amish Culture

Donald B. Kraybill - Religion - 2003 - 424 pages
In addition, he includes a new chapter describing Amish recreation and social gatherings, and he applies the concept of "social capitalto his sensitive and penetrating ...
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The Amish and the State

Donald B. Kraybill - Law - 2003 - 351 pages
In this new edition of The Amish and the State Donald Kraybill brings together legal scholars and social scientists to explore the unique series of conflicts between a ...
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The Amish Way: Patient Faith in a Perilous World

Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, David L. Weaver-Zercher - Religion - 2010 - 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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