• Plain Peace (A Daughters of the Promise Novel)

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    Miller: Introduction.--The Brethren are a large body of Christians, whose faith and practice are not generally known outside of their immediate localities. A Mennonite journal, 1862-1865: a father’s account of the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley. The Peachey Amish arose out of a conflict between the upper district bishop, Abraham Peachey, and the middle district bishop, Solomon Beiler, in the 1850s.
  • The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club Trilogy

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    The Synthetic Human Alliance of Orion's Arm are explicitly compared to the Old Earth Amish, as they were originally multifunctional bodyguards, nannies and [[Main/Sexbot sexbots]] who found a loophole in their programming: if fleeing from their masters was in the interest of their master's (more specifically, their offspring's) safety, they should do so. After reading all of these authors stories I come away feeling much better about my problems and judge myself less harshly. If, however, you visit Lancaster County, you will soon become accustomed to seeing their black buggies in town, or have a chance to buy wonderful quilts and other products.
  • Pennsylvania 1

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    The woman picked up a whoopie pie with a piece of wax paper and approached him. “I didn’t buy a pie,” he protested. She has taught most recently at Lewis and Clark College. If the Amish accept the Bible as the Word of God, why do various books have to be “approved” for reading? In other communities these activities rarely happen during Rumspringa. They are against abortion and also find "artificial insemination, genetics, eugenics, and stem cell research" to be "inconsistent with Amish values and beliefs". [68] As time has passed, the Amish have felt pressures from the modern world.
  • The Amish Cooking Class - The Seekers: Book 1 of Amish

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    I am a Christian and worship our Lord and Saviour and have spent the last ten years longing for the Amish simplicity in life. He was later arrested for drugs and involved in a set up to avoid his jail time. He became assistant editor in 1984, then editor in 1992, the position he held when the magazine merged in 1998 with Gospel Herald to form the current The Mennonite. NOLT ’If God were a Capitalist, the Mennonites would be his Favorite People’: Economics, Mennonites, and Reflections on the Recent Literature” PERRY BUSH North American Mennonite Peacemakers and Their History, RACHEL WALTNER GOOSSEN Conflict and the Telling of North American Mennonite History, FRED KNISS Mennonite Scholars and Mennonite Fundamentalism, NATE YODER Worship Wars, World Music, and Menno-Nots: Recent Studies in Mennonite Music, JONATHAN DUECK The Quiet on the Land: Mennonites and the Environment in History, ROYDEN LOEWEN ‘A New Future Requires a New Past’: The Global Mennonite History Project, JOHN A LAPP A Reflection from Africa: The Challenge of Writing Church History, BARBARA NKALA Ältester Martin C.
  • An Amish Goats Gone Wild Calamity 3 (Lancaster County Yule

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    Those reports typically give the names of parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents. The 2002 documentary Devil's Playground follows a group of Amish teenagers during rumspringa, and it portrays their personal dilemma with both the 'English' world and the decision on whether or not to be baptized as adult members of the church. And as readers well know, these aren’t just tales of Amish maidens born and raised in Lancaster County.
  • Annie's Christmas Wish

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    Among youth, seasonal athletics are common: softball, sledding, skating, hockey, and swimming. Some, however some are still recognizable by the way they live and dress, with many of the Old Order living the way their fore-fathers did - without electricity, automobiles and dressing in simple, plain clothing. AMISH WOMEN: LIVES AND STORIES by Louise Stoltzfus, 1994, ISBN 1-56148-129-7. When a calamity wipes out their family's only source of income, Jacob is distraught at the chain of unfortunate events that seem to plague their family.
  • Jacob's Choice: Return to Northkill Series, Book One

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    Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co., 1978. xv, 411 pp. Over 100,000 Germans migrated to the English colonies in North America. Amish school directors select them for their ability to teach and their commitment to Amish values. Amish Education in the United States and Canada. OK, But What's There to Do in Ohio Amish Country? Nelson, BC: Arthur Bartsch; printed by Christian Press, Winnipeg, 1982. 220 pp. No matter how carefully sewn the seams or beautiful the cut, the dress into which she steps has been manufactured in a country not her own.
  • Last Wolf: (Bad Wolf Chronicles Book 3)

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    The last time that happened, I was reading Bill Bryson’s The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid. But they are not generally educated to what we call "our modern ideas." ISBN 9781460235362; 9781460235379 (pbk.). Y.: Doubleday. “Guidelines for writing your letters.” (n.d.). Because many of the professions were closed to them, the Mennonites turned to business, in the process becoming wealthy and urbanized. Conservative dress is seen as a symbol of obedience to God and as an outward rejection of worldly values.
  • PLAIN SANCTUARY Volumes 1-4

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    Retrieved from http://www2.etown.edu/amishstudies/Migration_Trends.asp “Amish population by state (2010).” The Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, Elizabethtown College. The Eichers have an Amish background that helps them provide readers with an authentic look into the Amish community. Would recommend this series to all who enjoy the stories of the Amish. She describes you, tall, dark hair, college student. But you won’t find anything like televisions, computers, stereos or hand-held devices in traditional Amish homes.
  • A Flicker of Hope: An Amish Home Novella

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    Crossing Over: One Woman's Escape from Amish Life, Thomas More, 1998. Vujnovic (Eds.), Participatory journalism (pp. 155-176). You can be reading 50SOG on the bus -- or creepy Evangelical bodice-rippers, for that matter -- and if anyone asks, tell them you're reading Gravity's Rainbow. New collections by seasoned poets also appeared: di brandt’s Now You Care (2003), which takes an ecological focus, was shortlisted for three awards, including the Giller Prize; her essay collection, so this is the world and here i am in it (2007), deepens the ecopoetic conversation and reconsiders her Mennonite roots.