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an American follower of the Mennonite religion

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Lowell, Dawn and Shelley are planning to go back to their Amish lives it seems, but in the preview clips for the Jan.
This book traces the historic background of the Amish in Europe, their emigration to North America in the eighteenth century, and their conscious decision to limit their use of new technology in the mid-nineteenth century.
Both Amish and Hutterites lead rural lives without many modern "vices" such as television or cars, but Hutterite farms use modern equipment and machinery--a stark contrast from the single-family dairy farms of many Amish communities.
"We're really excited to finally be in a place that accurately displays what we do," said Mel Stutzman, CEO and Founder of Countryside Amish Furniture.
Jeff Smith's Becoming Amish is the intimate and revealing story of a family that was led by their religious convictions to leave mainstream culture and embark on a search for a faith, church, and community that expressed their beliefs in daily life.
"Did you hear the one about the Amish boys, armed with beard-cutting shearers and not afraid to use them?" This could be an opening line of a joke or the beginning of a harrowing tale of terror and violence.
Critique: Offering a unique window into what Amish life is like, "Called To Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order" is exceptionally well written, organized and presented.
I wasn't born Amish or Mennonite, but for many years I've been a member of an Amish-Mennonite church of the Pinecraft Amish and Mennonite community Like those born to the faith, I dress plainly, and follow Anabaptist doctrine.
In flipping through a Christian mail-order gift catalog this past summer I was startled to find, among the cotton tunics, costume jewelry, and prayerful plaques, a sizeable number of romance novels featuring Amish heroines.
But the line for ''homestyle Amish food'' at Yoder's Restaurant is out the door, with a 45-minute wait for a table.
Kraybill,'s THE AMISH (9781421409146, $29.95) is no light treatment of the Amish people, but an in-depth survey from three authors who spent over twenty-five years researching Amish history, religion and culture.
This accessible, illustrated reference for general readers and students delves deeply into Amish culture to discover how the Amish have changed their religious worldview, cultural patterns, social organization, and external interactions in response to modernity.
She was kicked out of home for signing up to appear on a TV show in which a group of Amish teenagers left their community for the crazy streets of New York.