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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 the  country that have a large population of Amish people, but it  doesn't necessarily mean that the chicken is any better. Many of  the birds labeled as such are still confined to coops for their  entire lives, and are not free range....
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 definitely  be shunned. Amish youth that have not joined the church would be  allowed 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 dress...
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 Germany,...
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.
It's Quakers."Angel and the Badman" (1947). Stars John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey."Angel and the Badman" (2009). Made for televison. Stars Lou Diamond Phillips, Deborah Kara Unger, Luke Perry.A very similar story:"The Outsider" (2002). Made for television. Stars Tim Daly, Naomi Watts, Keith...
You probably are inspired by the movie "Witness", inshish case a criminal is eferred 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...
The translation is Maummi. Said 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
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.
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 spread...
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 "Gangsta's Paradise,...
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 have...
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...
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 than...
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...
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 vastly...
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 as...
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,...
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 the...
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.
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 ultra...
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 people,...
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 it is...
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 other....
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 throughout...
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.
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 and  Anabaptists arose in 1693. Led by Joseph Amman, the dissenters  became known as the Amish. They immigrated to Pennsylvania in the  early 18th century along with the Mennonites.
  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.
Of course. However, one should not be impolite and impose oneself on the Amish community any more than one should impose oneself on anyone else. Gawking is very impolite.
No. The family featured on '19 Kids and Counting' are not Amish.  They are Baptist. Also some say the Duggars are associated with a  group called "Quiver Full".    "Quiver Full" is wording from the bible to mean a people should  have their "Quiver" full of children. They actually live in...
Drive west towards Lancaster, Intercourse, Bird-in-hand or Quarryville, just to name a few towns.
Amish women: wear dresses and kapps. Mennonite women wear more colorful dresses (at least the ones that live by me) and wear kapps Amish men: have long beards, usually wear hats, and wear suspenders and nice clothes when in public Mennonite men: have beards (that aren't long), and dress like...
On October 2, 2006 there was a shooting at an Amish school. Charles Carl Roberts IV age 32 killed 5 girls and then committed suicide.
In the US, the state of Ohio has the largest Amish community with around 55,000, followed by Pennsylvania (centered mostly in Lancaster county) with about 51,000. In third place is Indiana, which has roughly 38,000 Amish people. The Canadian province of Ontario has a sizable Amish population as...
The Amish movement was founded in Europe by Jacob Amman, from whom their name is derived.
The Amish got their name from their founder, Jacob Amman. They broke off from the Mennonites (whose founder is Menno Simmons) when they felt that they weren't separated enough.
The Amish are more conservative. Their rules are stricter. Mennonites worship in churches, the Amish worship in each others houses.
They dress this way because they feel that they are in a past era for God.
Amish are called Amish because the founder of it was Jacob Ammann
Yes, with all the horses they have, there is a need for blacksmiths.
Amish identity is often connected with outward appearances which symbolize the core of the Amish culture. One example is the color and patterns of clothing worn by the men, women and children. Another outward sign of Amish identity is the horse and buggy.These symbols are so deeply a part of the...
Amish Genetic disorders are not widely studied, because the Amish handle disease and illness in their own way. No scientific correlation has ever been made between the two groups.
Amish quilting is a specific style of pieced quilting, in which the  design of the quilt depends on the arrangement of repeated  geometric shapes. The fabrics used in traditional Amish quilts may  be any color except pure white, and only solid-color fabrics may be  used; Amish style quilts do...
There are large Amish settlements in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ontario, Canada. The largest population in the US is in Holmes County, Ohio, the second largest is in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and the third largest are in Elkhart and LaGrange counties in Indiana. There are also Amish...
there are many different types of Amish the ones im most familiar with is the ones called the new order . the ones i know best allow electricity and farm with tractors and other modern equipment , but still use horses or bikes for short range transportation and hire drivers for longer trips