(Updated on 19/11/2013)




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The Amish : history


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  • The Amish Population Boom
    "The number of Amish in North America has doubled since 1991 and their distinctive communities can now be found in Canada as well as 28 U.S. states, including unlikely ones like Texas and Maine."




  • Amish (Wikipedia)

    1 Population and distribution
    1.1 The Amish as an ethnic group
    2 History
    3 Religion
    3.1 Hochmut and Demut
    3.2 Separation from the outside and between groups
    3.3 Baptism, rumspringa, and shunning
    4 Religious services
    4.1 Communion
    4.2 Baptism
    4.3 Weddings
    4.4 Funerals
    5 Lifestyle and culture
    5.1 Modern technology
    5.2 Language
    5.3 Dress
    6 Health issues
    7 Education
    8 Relations with the outside world
    8.1 The Amish in fiction
    8.2 Groups sometimes confused with the Amish
    9 Abuse controversy
    10 See also
    11 Notes
    12 Further reading
    13 External links

  • The AMISH, the MENNONITES, and the PLAIN PEOPLE - (800padutch)

    "Here are some questions and answers about the Amish, the Mennonites, the Brethren, and the other "Plain People" of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country."



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Songs :

  • Amish Paradise - Weird Al Yankovic - with a VIDEO (YouTube)
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    Amish paradise - a parody with a song
    "The video clip to Weird Al Yankovic's hit single song "Amish Paradise" from the album "Bad Hair Day".
    This song parodies Coolio's "Gangsta Paradise"."

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Videos :

  • Explaining the Amish Way of Life - VOA Story
    "Not far from the hustle and bustle of city life live the Amish of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. These deeply religious people shun the conveniences of modern society to live a simpler life where transportation is a horse and buggy and horsepower really means horsepower..."





  • First trip
    "A group of Amish teens on rumspringa take their first trip aboard an airplane and land smack dab in the middle of urban London."



  • Amish: A Secret Life (59:06)
    "An intimate portrait of Amish family life and faith, following Old Order Amish couple Miriam and David and their family, and capturing
    the reason why this family decided to open their lives to the cameras in a society where the church forbids photography."