Why are Amish customs so important? As the Amish constantly battle to keep
their identity, they rely on their customs and traditions to protect them from worldly
Amish beliefs hold much in common with the Mennonites, from whom they
originated. Many Amish beliefs and customs come from the Ordnung, a set of oral
In this series, we look at these customs as they are observed among the
Lancaster County Amish. (To read each section of the series individually, click on
The Amish, by A.M. Aurand, , full text etext at sacred-texts.com.
Oct 29, 2012 ... The Amish church started as a breakaway from the Annabaptists (adult baptizers)
in Switzerland in 1693, led by Jakob Ammann. They are very ...
Mar 17, 2015 ... The Amish are members of an Anabaptist Christian denomination .... Everyday
life and customs in the Amish community are governed by an ...
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It is a Protestant denomination, closely related to the Mennonites. The Amish,
most of whom live in the United States, follow simple customs and refuse to take ...
Aug 8, 2004 ... The Amish movement was founded in Europe by Jacob Amman (~1644 to ~1720
CE), from whom their name is derived. In many ways, it ...
Oct 22, 2015 ... The Amish adopted a congregational organization. Each congregation is
independent and has its own leadership. There is no formal national ...