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I read this book just to learn about the Amish society. Aug 06, Keith added it. Given that this was published init has to be rather out of date, though I’d think less so for the Amish than for most groups, given their This was written by a former Amishman who became a sociologist He taught at Penn State. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
There are many pictures! The study was funded by the U. Yoderwhich was heard by the U. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. At the age of eleven, his parents moved to Iowa.
One of his most enduring accomplishments was his ability to nurture and maintain the trust of leaders and members of Old Order communities. Chris rated it really liked it Nov 16, If you’ve read some of the high-quality books put out by The People’s Place and would really like to know more, this is where to look. This is a very intriguing society.
amisj After the war, he graduated from Goshen College with a degree in sociology I wanted so much to be Amish when I was a child. In this fourth edition of Amish Society Hostetler takes the reader inside Amish culture and explains the nature of Amish religious beliefs and ceremonies, community and family life, tensions with worldly values, and interactions with outsiders.
The photographs are plentiful, and the knowledge base was far beyond my expectations. A fascinating and well structured book smish the lives of the Amish.
sociery Among numerous awards, John A. Selected pages Title Page. Gail rated it it was amazing Mar 05, To ask other readers questions about Amish Societyplease sign up.
They take you into the Amish life and you learn so many things about their way of life. Review “The definitive book on one of America’s most misunderstood communities. What this book doesn’t cover about the Amish isn’t worth knowing. They moved to State College, Pennsylvaniawhere he began graduate studies in rural sociology at the Pennsylvania State University.
A very good read and an hosteler opener to these “plain people”. There is very little from our current era.
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Once you start reading it, it’s hard to put it down. While the Amish have always been a curiosity for many, I find much to admire about their life, certainly about the way they live out the message of Jesus. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Our grandchild We spent two days in Pennsylvania. I’ve yet to discover an up to date volume dealing with current Amish settlements sociefy issues.
Return to Book Page. In this fourth edition of Amish Society Hostetler takes the reader inside Amish culture and explains the nature of Amish religious beliefs and ceremonies, community and family life, tensions with worldly values, hosteter interactions with outsiders.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It provides interesting information about the Amish. After reading Brad Igou’s “The Amish: He lectured widely at colleges and universities and held several visiting professorships including five years — as a Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Amksh Studies at Elizabethtown Collegewhere his wife also held a teaching appointment.
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