Amish sect


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an orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th century

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The Amish sect leader, who is a bishop in Bergholz, was one of 16 Ohio Amish sentenced to prison in a federal court in Cleveland.
I suggest that these parochial tribesmen and women are to be likened to the Amish sect in America, inward-looking and unaccepting of life and lives evolving.
Meanwhile, in his home state of Pennsylvania, Landis was the toast of the Christian Mennonite religious community where he was brought up - a congregation which, like the Amish sect, eschews much of which is associated with the modern world.
Meanwhile, in his home state of Pennsylvania, Landis was the toast of the Christian Men-nonite religious community where he was brought up - a congregation which, like the Amish sect, eschews much of which is associated with the modern world.
The book's percipient and fascinating analysis of the origins of anabaptism in Europe, including Mennonite and Amish sects, highlights sectarian differences within the Protestant Reformation and how questions of political power shaped and sustained those differences.