The Amish are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships with Swiss
Anabaptist origins. They are closely related to, but distinct ...
Learn about Pennsylvania Amish history & traditional beliefs. The community of
Plain Amish in Pennsylvania is the oldest & largest Amish community in the ...
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 ...
Amish history tells the story of a faithful people whose enduring culture was
forged in fires of hardship and persecution.
The history of the Amish & Mennonites of Lancaster County, PA, from their early
founding in Europe in the 1600's to life in today's modern society.
An intimate portrait of contemporary Amish faith and life, this film examines how
such a closed and communal culture has thrived within one of the most open, ...
Aug 15, 2014 ... History The Amish have been in America for a long time. The first ones arrived in
the early 18<sup>th</sup> century to escape religious persecution in ...
Amish Origins. Amish roots stretch back to the time of the Protestant Reformation
in sixteenth-century Europe. ... Steven M. Nolt, A History of the Amish. 3rd ed.
Dec 27, 1997 ... The Amish, called "The Plain People" or Old Order Amish, originated in
Switzerland about l525. They came from a division of the Mennonites or ...
Overview. The year 1993 marked the existence of 300 years of Amish life. Extinct
in their European homeland, today they live in more than 200 settlements in 22 ...