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The riddle of Amish culture

by Donald B. Kraybill

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Canada.,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Lancaster County.
    • Subjects:
    • Amish -- United States,
    • Amish -- Canada,
    • Amish -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonald B. Kraybill.
      SeriesCenter books in Anabaptist studies
      ContributionsCenter for American Places.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.M45 K73 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 397 p. :
      Number of Pages397
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777835M
      ISBN 100801867711, 080186772X
      LC Control Number00013054

      Amish Studies is an academic website developed by the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College. to provide reliable information on Amish life and culture.. Designed to assist scholars, students and the general public, the site was developed with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.   The Riddle of Amish Culture draws us into conversation across a cultural fence with a people as remote as the seventeenth century and asclose to home as that blacktop road off the next Interstate exit. And what we learn about our Amish neighbors tells us much about : Donald B Kraybill.

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        Quotes and Explanations Because the Ordnung doesn't translate completely into English I have a few quotes from The Riddle of Amish Culture. Which is an important book also to the Amish and to those who want to learn about them. "The Amish blueprint for expected behavior, called the Ordnung, regulates private, public, and ceremonial life. The Ordnung is the unwritten set of rules and regulations that guide everyday Amish life. Meaning “order”, or “discipline”, this German word takes on a deeper meaning in the Amish context. The Ordnung provides the foundation for the Amish Christian community.. The purpose of the Amish Ordnung. The purpose of the Ordnung is to uphold community.


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