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On the one hand it’s awesome that they are able to be a people who don’t use technology, hostetlr on the other they don’t believe in knowledge for the sake of knowledge and they are hypocrites because they do use technology sometimes. Chock full of anecdotes and personal experiences written by an author who grew up Amish, this book gives an honest peek inside this reclusive religious group.

John Andrew Hostetler, Ph. But as the Benedictines often said, just when you thought you left the world behind it reappears inside your own community. Sep 19, Serena marked it as to-read.

Amish Society by John A. Hostetler

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. It’s slightly dated, but meticulously documented. Their fight to keep what they believe in as a way of life is awe inspiring. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Very informative and thorough look at the Amish, their background, their customs and beliefs. I like that they farm an This is a very intriguing society. The Discourse with Survival.

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I don’t think I could live without pictures and music. See all 40 reviews.

John A. Hostetler

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. A very good read and an eye opener to these “plain people”. Jul 25, Wmish rated it really liked it Shelves: He discovered that he enjoyed reading more than raising turkeys and feeding hogs.

Showing of 40 reviews. For anyone who lives near Amish communities, it is a helpful, though somewhat heavy at times, compendium of topics regarding Amish life across America.

They had three daughters, and their marriage marked the beginning of a year collaboration on many projects. At the age of eleven, his parents moved to Iowa. I recently attended an academic conference on the Amish, and nearly every scholar referenced John Hostetler at least once.

Tina Yates rated it really liked it Aug 24, This classic work by John Hostetler has been expanded and updated to reflect the current research on Amish history and culture as well as the new concerns of Amish xmish throughout North America. Write a customer review. Our grandchild We spent two days in Pennsylvania.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. A bit heavy going at times though because of the small print.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This is an absolutely invaluable sciety for understanding the Amish! The author is formerly Amish and is a little too apologetic at times; but all in all a good treatment of an interesting subject.

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Selected pages Title Page. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Customers who bought this amisb also bought. PaperbackFourth Editionpages. I refer This work by a former member of the Amish community turned sociologist is a bit old published in the ‘sbut an excellent introduction to the religious life of the Amish.

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Chris rated it really liked it Nov zociety, August Learn how and when to remove this template message. This work by a former member of the Amish community turned sociologist is a bit old published in the ‘sbut an excellent introduction to the religious life of the Amish. Some of his works are still in print.

That said, since Amish society tends to be somewhat static, that is, change happens at the pace the congregation sings one of their hymns at church, John A. I’m not Amish, nor do I know anyone Amish, but I like reading about other people and they’ve sparked my curiosity! Informative and answered nearly all the questions I had.

Amish Society

Open Preview See a Problem? Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Highly acclaimed amihs 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.

What this book doesn’t cover about the Amish isn’t worth knowing. One person found this helpful.