Category Archives: Amish facts/history

Amish, Englisch & Technology

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Amish--Middlebury, IN

Amish–Middlebury, IN

Amish Beliefs, Part 3

This month we have been looking at Amish beliefs. The first week we discussed What Amish Believe, especially in regard to their faith. The second week we focused on Family Roles. Today I thought we would talk about the Amish and their attitude toward Englisch (non-Amish folk) and technology. These are 2 questions I receive often when speaking to groups. As before, remember Continue reading

More FAQ About the Amish

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DSCN6649FAQ About the Amish, Part 2

Last week I shared some of the most frequent questions I hear regarding this Amish. I have a few more that I’d like to share today. Remember, these answers are based on my experience–yours might be different as practices differ between communities.

  • Is it true that the Amish only study and teach certain parts of the Bible? I haven’t actually attended an Amish church, but I can tell you Continue reading

Questions About the Amish

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Wisconsin farm

Wisconsin farm

Frequently Asked Questions About the Amish

We have been focusing on the background of the Amish this month and general information about them. I thought that this week and next week, I’d answer some FAQ. Remember, these answers are based on my experience–yours might be different and certainly some of what you read will come from a different perspective.

  • Do the Amish try to justify their use of phones, electricity, cars out of their house instead of inside of their house and transportation when needed for longer distances? Continue reading