The Amish are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships with Swiss
Anabaptist .... Though the Amish take their name from Jakob Amman their history
is much deeper than Amman. The Amish a...
Mar 17, 2015 ... Recently the Amish people have become known to many through reality ... The
Amish are primarily set apart from other Mennonites in their great .... Mennonite
leader Jakob Amman (1656-1730) and his followers applied the ...
Nov 21, 2014 ... Ammann's followers became known as the Amish, and they ... There aren't many
converts to the Amish way of life (those seeking to join must ...
Many Amish have a German edition of the Martyrs Mirror in their homes today. ...
Ammann's followers, eventually called Amish, soon became another sect in the ...
Within a decade of Menno's baptism into the church, his followers were ... There
were many local governments, each with rules subject to the whims of their ...
In the late 1600s, Anabaptist leader Jacob Ammann and his followers promoted
... They began thriving after mid 20th century and, today, their population has ... In
many areas, Amish and English children attend the same schools and leave ...
The Amish have their roots in the Mennonite community. Both were part of ... His
writings and leadership united many of the Anabaptist groups, who were
nicknamed "Mennonites." In 1693, a ... His followers were called the "Amish."
Apr 10, 2012 ... Ammann taught his followers to live non-resistant lives, care for the ... There are
now over 250,000 Amish people living in over 28 states. ... For many Amish teens
, Rumspringa is just a token venture: going to the local movie ...
Oct 29, 2012 ... Because of their other religious convictions, the Amish take no ... (above) coerced
15 of his followers to attack other Amish communities in this way. ... they have a
much higher rate of genetic disorders due to inbreeding – such ...
What are the reasons for the peculiar practices of its followers? Why are ... In
many communities there were separations between conservative Amish and