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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...

Amish - ReligionFacts

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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 ...

Would You Guess There Are Fewer Amish Today? You'd Be So Wrong

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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 ...

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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 ...

Amish History - Exploring Amish Country

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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 ...

Timeline . The Amish . American Experience . WGBH | PBS

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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 ...

Pennsylvania Amish History & Beliefs | Story of the Plain Amish in ...

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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." Although ...

Amish: Out of Order Facts - National Geographic Channel

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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 ...

10 Things You Probably Don't Know About The Amish - Listverse

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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 ...

Mennonite & Amish - New Georgia Church of Christ

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What are the reasons for the peculiar practices of its followers? Why are ... In many communities there were separations between conservative Amish and more ...

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Frequently Asked Questions | Amish Studies - Elizabethtown College

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There are 501 different Amish settlements, but many of them have only one or a few districts. Q: Are the Amish a cult? A: No, they are a Christian church that ...

The Amish: 10 things you might not know - USA Today

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Aug 16, 2014 ... With farming at the center of their lives and their population rapidly ... Many Amish work in construction and manufacturing, with farming ...

BBC - Religions - Christianity: The Amish

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Jun 23, 2009 ... The Amish produce many of their needs, rearing animals to produce meat, growing corn for food and for feeding animals, and growing ...