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Amish society

John A. Hostetler

Amish society

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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mennonites -- Social life and customs.,
  • Mennonites in the U.S.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John A. Hostetler.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii,369p.,16plates :
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21900127M
    ISBN 100801802822

    synthesize how multiple features of Amish society work to keep the society viable. detail some of the conditions under which Amish society may fall apart. distinguish between elements of social structure and social change germane to the Amish. apply insights from the case of the Amish to understanding other sub-societies. The Amish: A Small Society JOHN A. HOSTETLER 16 Some , Old Order Amish live in the rolling farmland of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indi-ana, and southern Ontario. These descendants of sixteenth-century Germans, who fled persecution for their religious beliefs, constitute a distinctive “small society” that keeps the larger world at arm’s length.


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I read this book just to learn about the Amish society. It was very interesting when talking specifically about their lifestyle and beliefs. The beginning chapters about their history and immigrating from Europe were less interesting, but I'm glad I spent time learning something instead of /5(23).

Highly acclaimed in previous editions - with more than 8, copies in print - this classic work by John Hostetler has been expanded and updated to reflect current research on Amish history and culture as well as the new concerns of Amish communities throughout North America.

In this fourth edition of Amish Society Hostetler takes the reader inside Amish culture and explains the nature of 4/5(3).

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The Amish covers nearly every key aspect essential to understanding the Amish, from their beliefs, approach to technology. Amish church groups seek to maintain a degree of separation from the non-Amish world, i.e. American and Canadian society. Non-Amish people are generally referred to as "English".

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In Garry Schmidt's book, Because volt electricity connects to the outside world, it violates the Amish idea of separation from society. Owning an automobile could be a sign of status and it would promote vanity and competition between the church members.

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Of course, that doesn’t mean these ideas can’t be part of non-Amish parenting. Some of them might simply be called “old-fashioned”, or “what worked for my parents.”. Apr 01,  · John A. Hostetler (–) is author of the best-selling Amish Society and the widely acclaimed Hutterite Society, both available from Johns Hopkins.

Raised in the Amish faith, he was founding director of the Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, and a former professor of /5.

Amish Society, Paperback by Hostetler, John Andrew, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US An anthropological study of this cohesive group which prefers to struggle against modern civilization than change a traditional way of life/5(3).

Get this from a library. Amish society. [John A Hostetler] -- Presents the history and culture of Amish communities in the United States. Children in Amish Society: Socialization and Community Education (Case Studies in Education and Culture) by John Andrew Hostetler, Gertrude Enders Huntington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at tecknoquestllc.com It's a good book, but any adjective stronger than that would overstate it.

The first chapter is nothing but sociological bombast that does not advance the reader's understanding of Amish society. The book improves after that, but Hostetler relapses into sociological jargon every several pages/5(5). 15 Great Rules Amish Follows in Life.

Society & Culture. 38K+ 7. Introduction Amish Rules That You May Want to Know 1 Harmony with Nature 2 Religion and Technology 3 Use of Electricity 4 Clothing, Dress, and Personal Appearance of the Amish 5 Beard Cutting Attacks 6 Religious Services.

Drawing on archival material, direct observations, and oral history, the authors provide an authoritative and sensitive understanding of Amish society.

Amish people do not evangelize, yet their numbers in North America have grown from a small community of some 6, people in the early s to a thriving population of more thantoday. In this fourth edition of Amish Society Hostetler takes the reader inside Amish culture and explains the nature of Amish religious beliefs and ceremonies, community and family life, tensions with worldly values, and interactions with outsiders/5(3).

Mar 28,  · With his previous book, Amish Society (Johns Hopkins, 3d ed.), Hostetler has already provided an introduction to the plain folk.

His new work is a different sort of introduction, one that brings together more than stories, poems, legends, and other brief documents written by the Amish themselves and a few essays by those well acquainted with them.5/5(1).

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With no knowledge of the outside world, they basically have no choice but to stay. Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society’s mission is to hold, honor, and share items and stories featuring the lived experiences and faith values of Lancaster Mennonites and interrelated communities.

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There are several groups of Amish, which follow different rule sets pertaining to dress, technology, and family life. Amish People and Amish Culture. The Lifestyle of the Amish Community in Lancaster County.

“According to John A. Hostetler, author of Amish Society, the most common family names among the Amish in Lancaster county are: Stoltzfus, King, Fisher, Beiler, and Lapp. The most common first names for males are: John, Amos, Samuel, Daniel, and David.

Description of the book "Amish Society": Highly acclaimed in previous editions, this classic work by John Hostetler has been expanded and updated to reflect current research on Amish history and culture as well as the new concerns of Amish communities throughout North America.

In most Amish homes a special place is reserved alongside the Bible for the Martyr’s Mirror, a book chronicling Amish history and honouring the many Amish. Amish Society: Revised Edition. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins Press, I bought this book a while back at the Goodwill.

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In the early cool morning till dusk, the Amish farmer guided and reined a team of six draught horses to harrow the rich black soil of his land. A ten year old girl sat by the roadside selling metal horseshoes.

Three young siblings sold homemade root beer and jars of pickles. I am drawn to the Amish life in Pennsylvania Dutch country.5/5(10). Jun 23,  · John A Hostetler describes the structure of an Amish service like this in his book Amish Society: The Amish society is a "ceremonial community", its religious ceremonial life being governed by.Religious services are generally held every other Sunday and typically last from the morning into the early afternoon.

Traditional hymns from the Ausbund—an Amish book of songs dating back to the s—are sung and several sermons and Bible readings are tecknoquestllc.com service is usually led by a Bishop, which is a lifelong appointment chosen by drawing lots.Society.

SF Social Practices- The leaders of the Amish churches, their ministers, are chosen by a process that combines nomination and lot. In some Amish communities, at the end of a communion service, men and women file past a deacon and each whispers the name of a nominee.

Each of the nominees is then handed a song book, one of which.