The Amish are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships with Swiss
Anabaptist ... The history of the Amish church began with a schism in Switzerland
within a group of Swiss and Alsatian...
Learn about Pennsylvania Amish history & traditional beliefs. The community of
Plain Amish in Pennsylvania is the oldest & largest Amish community in the ...
Although the first Amish arrived in America in the mid 1700s, the European ...
They began thriving after mid 20th century and, today, their population has
swelled to more than a quarter of a million people in ... America's Historical
In 1998, for example, two Amish men in Lancaster County were charged with
selling cocaine to other young people in their community. And in 1999, as many
The Amish people in America are an old religious sect, direct descendants of the
Anabaptists of sixteenth-century Europe. Not to be confused with the term ...
Amish history tells the story of a faithful people whose enduring culture was
forged in fires of hardship and persecution.
Mar 17, 2015 ... Cambridge Illustrated History of Religions ... Recently the Amish people have
become known to many through reality television programs.
Aug 16, 2014 ... History The Amish have been in America for a long time. The first ones ... property
, sales, estate, corporate, school — that other people do.
Most Old Order Amish people speak Pennsylvania German in the home, with the
exception of several areas in the Midwest, where a variety of Swiss German ...
This book brings together for the first time in one volume a thorough history of the
Amish people. From their beginnings in Europe through their settlement in ...