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Amish

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Amish refers to an assembly of Christian church fellowships known for their plain dress, simple living, reluctance to adopt the conveniences of modern technology, and refusal to perform any kind of military service.
Yes, just like an Amish person - or anyone else - could join the LDS church.
Amish buggies are merely the standard buggies used by all people in the era of horse-drawn travel. The Amish continue to use them while other groups have accepted more mechanical means of transportation
Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio
yes they do sometimes harder than they should a tap is all a child needs on the bottom nowhere else
Amish chicken refers to chickens that are raised in parts of thecountry that have a large population of Amish people, but itdoesn't necessarily mean that the chicken is any better. Many ofthe birds labeled as such are still confined to coops for theirentire lives, and are not free range. The word is...
The Amish DO ride horses, but mostly they use buggies for transportation.
The word Amish is the noun form, a proper noun, a word for a member of the traditional Christian sect of Mennonites.. The word Amish is also the proper adjective: an Amish farm..
Yes, but most don't like to be questioned. Politeness is respected
I don't know,ut I know that gay Amish are called "Twinkies."
Well, you could just drop by Jakey's Amish Barbeque in Ronks, Pa (Behind Dutch Haven) where the kids' meals are just $4.99 (each), and all you have to do is look fer the windmill. See the related link below some recipes.
ususally christian right??
The answer in NO, but they take baths regularly, using most of time a soap they make. The Amish believe natural smells and natural looks, they do not believe in altering what God has made, nor trying to improve on natural world around you.
No! If an Amish couple would get a television they would definitelybe shunned. Amish youth that have not joined the church would beallowed to get one though.
They have to follow all the laws that everyone else does. Additionally, there are laws that affect them but not others, such as having a bright reflective triangle on the back of their buggies. Besides that, they voluntarily agree to "laws" of their "Ordnung" or church. These "laws" pertain to...
Yes, all have out houses, and place to wash hands inside. More modern Amish with more liberal Ordnung, have indoor plumbing, and their bathrooms look like anyone Else's.
They rely predominantly on their fellow Amish and raise their own livestock, grow their own crops, build their own buildings and usually do not rely on the USA government. They usually don't even have to pay taxes. They also have their own schools and train their own in carpentry, farming, baking,...
The Amish left Europe, and many countries in Europe like Switzerland, France, and many more. - Most of the countries, used dialect of German language, and Amish mixed it with their own Jewish language, to produce what they call German Duetsh. - So most people wrongly believe all Amish, are from...
It began with a schism in Switzerland within a group of Swiss and Alsatian Anabaptists in 1693 led by Jakob Ammann. Those who followed Ammann became known as Amish.
There are many Amish in Pennsylvania, but in other states and Canada as well. Pennsylvania is where they first settled as an invitation from William Penn.
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You probably are inspired by the movie "Witness", a case where acriminal is referred to by Samuel Lapp, the little boy, as"schtumpig". Rachel Lapp, his mother, tells John Book (HarrisonFord) "On a farm,when a pig is born small like that, it's called schtumpig, a runt" A more generalized phrase is...
Grandmother or Grandma = Maummi (Pronounced like Mommy, just spelled different.)
If you stir, or use a metal bowl, there will be a chemical reaction with the yeast. Some say that it still taste fine, howerver some say there is definitely a metallic-taste to it. I'm not sure if you can for sure eat it, or not..
The Mennonite Swiss Brethren split into two halves
Amish who enter business try to retain Amish family values by working at home and selling products from home
I would check the related link below.
There is no cut and dry answer to this question, both genders are compelled not to seek mates outside their faith, especially outsider English people in fear they will leave their Amish society. You can only date as Amish person another baptized member, to be baptized is to make a verbal contract...
Yes, some do, even growing tobacco. I have never have seen one do so, but I have been told so, by the Amish themselves. Remember, each comunity is different and so is Ordnung, some do and some do not.
Yes, you can freeze Amish bread. I just ate the last two slices of Amish bread that I baked the first week in January. I put ywo loaves in the freezer about two days after I had baked it. I took it out about a week ago in April, it was just as good as when I first baked it, in fact Amish bread...
The uniform is one of the methods of Scouting, but it is not mandatory. This should be discussed with the unit leadership.
They have the same holidays as other Christians.
It may be better to ask what states do the Amish not live in. The number of states where Amish live increases continuously, for the Amish believe that God commands them to have large families. Most Amish communities are in the Northeastern states of the United States, but they also have...
Amish Paradise is a 1996 single by parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic. It is a parody of the hip hop song " Gangsta's Paradise " by Coolio featuring L.V. (which itself is a reworking of the Stevie wonder song " Pastime Paradise "). Featured on the album Bad Hair Day , it turns the original ...
Yes some do, and more and more, are not removing or adding in indoor plumbing. The community by me uses a air compressor wind mill, to fill a compressor tank, that sends the the compressed air to run a water pump with a pressure water tank. So while water pump is not electrically powered, they...
Some do, some don't. There is nothing that says they can't, just like, some Enlish vote, some don't.
Most crimes are not reported, it imposable to even give a estimate, or even give a good guess! Because the Amish do not have as many legal and illegal vices, I believe from some of my own limited few experience with them, there are less minor misdemeanor crimes. But from what I have heard as...
People, like you, say that technology is only modern technology. Sothe truth of the matter is: Amish people DO use technology. But ifyou're trying to ask why they live as though it were the 1700s,then that's just because of their religious beliefs. Theconsequences for an Amish if they use MODERN...
Anyone can be homosexual. It is nothing to do with spirituality, ethnicity or environment. In the Amish community, however, if it becomes known that someone is gay, they would be shunned.
Yes there are, I know personally of Afro American woman from Brazil, married to a Amish man and last I know were living in Kentucky. Amish say they are excepting of all races, but like outside society, it easier if your light colored black person to fit in, to pass yourself of in any term other...
Yes and no, depending on what you mean? A Amish community is ruled as a single sect, with the Ordnung rules apply to all members the same, but seldom happens perfectly. But a community can be made up by any number of plain members, from any type of group including Mennonite, but all must conform...
They do not hold themselves to be different than anyone else, and, in fact, they aren't different. They simply live apart from the general population in order to protect their families from ungodly behavior, and they adhere very closely to the teachings of the bible, unlike many who claim "the bible...
Rephrase your question to "Ways in which George Washington and Abraham Lincolm were alike?". N.b They were both presidents of the United States of America.
This depends on if you are referring to the entire group of people or individuals. The Amish have no main organization. The Amish are made up of a loosely organized group of 'Ordnungs' (orders or congregations). Some of these are more strict than others, but money given to the church stays within...
The quick rough answer, is there are around 300,000,000 Americans and 300,000 around are Amish, which gives you 1/1000 ratio. The Amish grew at fast rate before 2008, there still has been a steady climb since, but like most Americans most of population is elderly. Even though Amish have been a...
This question, is more of point of view perspective, open to much debate. But in reality as far as living conditions, they live much like any one else. As far as religiously, they believe much same beliefs. As far behavior and morality, they are humans making same mistakes and wrong choices...
they are kinda like baptists in their doctrine.. They really don't believe anything weird or cultish; They are born again Christians... They just do things a little different so they don't get sucked into the world and struggle so much with sin. And being a Christian living in America is tough! So,...
Thats stuiped im looking for women why do they cut there hair
This would generally only be acceptable if there were only other females present, for example if the pool was privately booked. This is because of their concerns about modesty. This would apply equally to males.
Some taxes, they do allot to avoid paying taxes, they do pay most of same taxes that we do! But depending on the group and the laws of their area, they can avoid paying a number taxes, most do not pay Social Security and often do not report all income. They often use trade amongst each other for...
The Amish generally independently rule over their own selves, with elders being the power that be, over the Amish members. It is small net work of communities, that general isolate themselves from outside society into nearby grouping of farms, and interact on daily bases among each other. Despite...
They marry when they want to, and some never get married. But there is some pressure to get married, by once own self as dating allowed, but not consummation before marriage. Parents also want to be grand parents, more so in society, which believes God has ordered them to spreed their prodigy...
They work extremely hard. Something which most people nowadays don't understand.
No, they are exempt for the draft as conscientious objectors. Also, they do not volunteer for the armed services.
They speak their own dialect of high German. They do not technically speak any German. No German would be able to understand an Amish speaker.
This is a broad question, with no single specific correct answer, as all communities are governed differently. The " Ordnung " is the set system of rules, that are used to govern the members of the Amish group. The Amish are descended from Jesus believing Jewish ancestry, that are living a...
This is what normally happens, ever community is different, and how you present your self is of crucially importants. - 1. Amish do not just let, outsider English " Strangers" , just come live with them! _a. They know nothing of you, and you know nothing of them. _b. They are very private...
Yes if you go to one of the Amish bed and breakfast, Amish try profit from people interested in experiencing, second hand their Amish Society. My half sister went to a Amish bed and breakfast, for her honeymoon with her present ex husband now, they said it was a good place to get away from hassle...
Amish people are ultra orthodox Jews that believe Christ, and slowly adapted to the Christian religion with many changes of religion, they themselves in doing so created new religions, losing most of the Jewish customs and traditions along the way. - They immigrated from Netherlands like most...
This is a racy question. - It is rumored that couples that can not conceive, because infertility from intermarrying genetic complication, will pay a English outside male to have relationship with said wife for conception purposes only, will said husband watches for what reason I do not know. - Now...
Even they don't know.. Only married Amish men have beards, but no moustaches. Beards are considered a symbol of age and wisdom.
(1). The Amish generally independently rule over their own selves, with elders being the power that be, over the Amish members. (2). It is small net work of communities, that general isolate themselves from outside society into nearby grouping of farms, and interact on daily bases among each...
Yes, the Amish do ride horses, but mostly they use buggies fortheir transportation.
It may be better to ask where are the Amish not found. The number of states where Amish live increases continuously, for the Amish believe that God commands them to have large families. Most Amish communities are in the Northeastern states of the United States, but they also have spread...
In Pennsylvania they mostly live in Lancaster County and up in north Pennsylvania like 40 or 50 miles out of Allen Town. But mostly in Lancaster, in Pennsylvania they number in the hundreds of thousands.
You would have to find out. You could do that by asking to buy some and then trying it. You never know, it might be pretty good!
They don't have different roads, they use the main roads through America. Usually the roads get damaged due to the horse shoes and steel buggy wheels.
They speak a form of German. "Deutsch" is actually German for theGerman language. The Amish came from the German speaking part ofSwitzerland.
No Amish is a subculture because they choose to live separately from society and do not want to change the dominant culture like countercultures do.
Yes, they use wood and coal.
Traveling more that 10 or 20 miles requires hiring a driver which can be very expensive but that does not stop most Amish folks. I was a member of the Amish church until I was 26 years old. During that time I traveled from my hometown Lancaster, Pa. to Florida as well as California. I also went out...
The Amish don't use the internet.. soo you probably won't be able to
Well I'm from Pennsylvania and I know where I'm from we treat them like they're Gods. If your asking if the Amish are discriminated against the answer in Pennsylvania is absolutely NOT.
No, the Amish and the Mormons are two distinctly different variations on Christianity.
The Amish are not members of the church at birth. They're not permitted to join the church until they're adults. There's a period before this decision in made, known as Rumspringa. During this time, they can work in the secular world, move out, buy and drive cars, etc. Some have joined the military...
Amish are a type of people with their own ethics and believes. which are rather strict. they then to stay away from technology of both entertainment and as helpful tools. they cannot even wear fancy clothing, if you visit a Amish village you will see that they are wearing 17-century clothing AMISH...
No. The Amish live without modern conveniences, because they believe modern conveniences take away from there concentration on the bible and serving God. In fact one of the mottos of the Old Order Amish is that, the harder life is on Earth the sweeter it will be in heaven. So, no, but i have heard...
It's a parody of Coolio's song "Gangsta's Paradise."
Amish Grace is being shown on a TV channel called Lifetime. The exact channel number will vary by area, so you might want to check Lifetime's website if you're not sure which one you need.
They didn't like to draw attention to themselves, and technically, burping is drawing attention to yourself, so they tried not doing it.
No. The Mennonites left the Amish long ago because they did not believe in the rejection of modern technology or in living in such communal groups.
The Amish Church arose after a schism between the Swiss andAnabaptists arose in 1693. Led by Joseph Amman, the dissentersbecame known as the Amish. They immigrated to Pennsylvania in theearly 18th century along with the Mennonites.
They see it as a maturing, the amish
Trineophobia. I'm a doctor, I know this.
They live their life exactly the same as ultra orthodox Jews, as that is what they are from their ancestry roots, but they believe in Jesus and no longer practice Jewish rituals. This means they live a simple life, what is termed plain people, supposedly with far less modern technology. A couple...
Bread starter should smell sour. It is the chemical action of yeasts digesting the sugar in the starter that produces gases and causes the baked product to rise. OTOH, bread starter should not appear moldy or smell rank.
There are more than 100,000,000 bibles world wide.
No. The family featured on '19 Kids and Counting' are not Amish.They are Baptist. Also some say the Duggars are associated with agroup called "Quiver Full". "Quiver Full" is wording from the bible to mean a people shouldhave their "Quiver" full of children. They actually live in Texasif you guys...
Drive west towards Lancaster, Intercourse, Bird-in-hand or Quarryville, just to name a few towns.