Amish & Mennonite

Amish Forever - Volume 9 - Ava's Birthday Surprises

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Certainly it must have been a lot more comfortable to "court a girl in bed" than on an old sofa or an old, hard, wood-box! She deftly captures the complicated relationships between mothers and daughters, exploring both expectations and disappointments. So if you are a “wannabe” Amish, let me tell you as frankly as I can. The similarity of their carriages in any given area allows little for status, but speaks of all being equal. Phrases such as “buggied,” “went with a driver,” “traveled by bus,” “drove,” and “traveled by air” help Amish and Mennonite readers recognize the relative diversity of the broader Anabaptist society.
Lancaster County Amish Shorts 3-Book Boxed Set Bundle #1

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Newlyweds spend the wedding night at the home of the bride's parents. About 1.4 million telephones are in service across the country, including some in Amish homes. "Party lines" are shared by multiple families, and several Amish groups begin debating the dangers that home telephones present to the community. In the sample reviewed for this study, many writers made reference to the iconic horse and buggy typically associated with conservative Old Order Amish. In fact, at the level of postsecondary education, some have distinguished themselves—there are several major Mennonite colleges and Bible institutes throughout the world, and their historical archives are among the finest.
Rachel's Dream (Hope Chest of Dreams)

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When Anna König first meets Bairn, the Scottish ship carpenter of the Charming Nancy, their encounter is anything but pleasant. Sometimes an Amish fiction book will aggravate me with its many inaccuracies and I just quit reading it. Many of them take a theopoetic approach to subjects I�ve been pondering for years: poetry, God, heresy, peace, martyr stories, music, metaphor, and on and on. The last Amish congregation to merge with the Mennonites was the Ixheim Amish congregation, which merged with the neighboring Mennonite Church in 1937.
One True Path: Amish Roads Series - Book 3

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Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1988. 415 pp. Citizenship of the European Union, Enlargement of the European Union, European Union 1962 Words James Cates is a board-certified clinical psychologist whose practice in northeastern Indiana includes services to Amish people. The Cloud's only daughter, Austin, was killed in the shootings. The Amish is a subculture as well as a religious sect whose values, practices and beliefs existed long before its introduction to the United States.
Indiana Cousins Trilogy

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The Moon plays a great part in the planting of the crops, placing of fence-posts, shingling of barns and houses, etc. The services are held on a rotating basis in family homes and barns. Jordan-Lake has also authored Grit and Grace: Portraits of a Woman’s Life (Wheaton Library Series, 2000), Whitewashing Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Nineteenth-Century Women Novelists Respond to Stowe (Vanderbilt University Press, 2005), and Why Jesus Makes Me Nervous: Ten Alarming Words of Faith (Paraclete Press, 2007).
An Amish Harvest: Four Novellas

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Maybe there's a particular comment that states the book's thematic concerns? 8. Amish Acres, an Amish crafts and tourist attraction in Nappanee, Indiana. There is no "church hopping" from church to church like modern Protestant churches, and relationships are assumed to be long-term. In Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, for example, there are five distinct groups of Old Order Amish living in the Kishacoquillas Valley. Ten of the top 25 Christian fiction books in 2009 were Amish romances, according to ChristianBooks.com, one of three major Christian book retailers.
The Rainbow's End: Nurse Hal Among The Amish (Volume 2)

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Will Emma follow her heart even if it means leaving all she holds dear? Although not forbidden or thought of as immoral, most Amish do not practice any form of birth control, hence their large families. This piece is adapted from Thrill of the Chaste. This is especially important in the months before Christmas where most Amish school children will put on a Christmas program that will include religious-themed play productions, poetry readings, caroling, and arts and crafts.
His Amish Baby: Book Two: Amish Romance (Amish Babies 2)

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The revival of Indian classical learning and the introduction and the study of European arts and sciences gave rise to an unprecedented awakening in India. But the other reason I wanted to dip my toe into YA waters is because I know what it’s like, as a mom, to share an author you love with a child. It is something quite different than a country life!” (J. Helen Reimensnyder Martin 's 1905 novel Sabina, a Story of the Amish, similar to her 1904 novel Tillie, a Mennonite Maid, so harshly depicted its subjects as to provoke cries of misrepresentation.
The Christmas Quilt (Quilts of Love)

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It also compares The Budget’s scribe letters to other forms of Amish communication, such as church sermons and circle letters. It is a reminder to each member of the commitment they have made ���������������� Mission conferences of the Amish Mennonite Church have come to play an important role in the life of Woodlawn. Internal Revenue Service form 4029 grants this exemption to members of a religious group that is conscientiously opposed to accepting benefits of any private or public insurance, provides a reasonable level of living for its dependent members and has existed continuously since December 31, 1950. [74] A visible sign of the care Amish provide for the elderly is the smaller Grossdaadi Heiser or Daadiheiser ("grandfather house"), often built near the main dwelling.
A Christmas Bride in Pinecraft: Amish Brides of Pinecraft

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Burgeoning critical interest in Mennonite literature in Canada and the United States primarily has focused on works written by authors more or less associated with the Anabaptist community--either those writers directly affiliated with the church or those on the fringes of the Mennonite/Amish diaspora. Since the original edition, however, important phases on this subject have come to us, and they have been included in another pamphlet devoted entirely to that subject: "Little Known Facts About Bundling in the New World," (The Aurand Press).