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Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding the Amish (Complete Idiot's Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

From an author who grew up in a Mennonite community, this is an in depth look at the evolution, religion, and customs of a people who continue to live the pastoral life of their forebears, covering everything from language, clothing, cooking, and furniture to the impact of the modern world on the simple-living "Plain People."

Synopsis:

- Features all three sects of the "Plain People": Amish, Mennonite, and Brethren- Not just about traditions like barn raisings and hex signs, this volume also addresses issues such as community values vs. individual expression and what happens when members leave the community- For the countless Americans who visit Amish country every year, as well as followers of the "simplicity" movement

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-311) and index.

About the Author

Susan Rensberger grew up in a Mennonite community in northern Indiana. She is the author of A Multicultural Portrait of the Great Depression, as well as newspaper and magazine articles. She has spent more than 20 years as a writer and consultant in public relations, politics, and business communications. She was a White House speechwriter for Vice President Walter F. Mondale, and on state and national political campaigns.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780028644707
Author:
Rensberger, Susan
Publisher:
Alpha
Location:
Indianapolis, Ind.
Subject:
Religion - Denominations - Religions
Subject:
Amish
Subject:
Mennonites
Subject:
Anabaptists
Subject:
Christianity - Amish
Subject:
Christianity
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides
Series Volume:
108-35
Publication Date:
20030603
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.18x7.34x.85 in. 1.27 lbs.

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Product details 352 pages Alpha Books - English 9780028644707 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , - Features all three sects of the "Plain People": Amish, Mennonite, and Brethren- Not just about traditions like barn raisings and hex signs, this volume also addresses issues such as community values vs. individual expression and what happens when members leave the community- For the countless Americans who visit Amish country every year, as well as followers of the "simplicity" movement
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-311) and index.
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