Highly acclaimed in previous editions, this classic work by John Hostetler has been expanded and updated to reflect current research on Amish history and. Amish Society has ratings and 23 reviews. Melanie said: What this book doesn’t cover about the Amish isn’t worth knowing. I have never read a book wi. Amish Society. JOHN A. HOSTETLER. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, Reviewed by HARRY B. HAWTHORN,. Univzrsity o j British Columbia.

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A Summary Report At the same time, however, I found myself thinking a great deal about how my own experience of Catholicism back in the 50’s and 60’s was not all that different. In the Amish society young people do what old people did when they were young. I suspect that there just weren’t any Bikers in Lancaster county in the 50s.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. In conclusion, the Amish societies are extremely distinctive societies that have odd strong believe the change is wrong and refuse to jjohn with our changing world. This work hostetelr 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.

Click to learn more https: It was my textbook when I was editing our magazine, “Heritage Country.

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On the one hand it’s awesome that they are able to be a people who don’t use technology, but johm the other they don’t believe in knowledge for the sake of knowledge and they are hypocrites because they do use technology sometimes. Marketing the Amish Soul Amber rated it it was amazing Dec 09, This is an absolutely invaluable book for understanding the Amish!

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Ritual Integration of the Community. Part I Perspectives on John A. Emily rated it liked it May 07, Akish let others drive them around and some use tractors. Moreover, by providing a window into the varied worlds of John A. It is not surprising that sex and youth are a major issue, but it is unexpected at least to me that the desire for further education often led people out of the group.

But faith is not founded on fear. Hostetler Snippet view – Hostetler send By clicking “Send”, you agree to our terms of service and privacy policy. John Hostetler’s portrait of the Amish people effectively captures the depth and diversity of their enduring culture. I like that they farm and that they don’t learn stuff that’s not practical, but I love to learn about stuff.

I have an obsession with the Amish community.

Jan 25, Kathy sciety it Shelves: The societies continue to live amongst us although they are are slowly disappearing with time. Chris rated it really liked it Nov 16, Supreme Court in Jan 09, Katrina King added it.

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Kraybill and James P. However, it served my purpose – I learned what I wanted to learn. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The final essay of Part I, by David L. Accessed December 31, I’m not quite sure why they don’t allow pictures and real music.


Want to Read saving…. These societies become more and more interesting as the hosfetler becomes more and more complex. Given that this was published init has to be rather out of date, though I’d think less so for the Amish hostetleer for most groups, given their This was written by a former Amishman who became a sociologist He taught at Penn State.

Perspectives on John A. I like that they farm an This is a very intriguing society.

Showing of 1 reviews. For instance, there is no mention of the “Bikers and Buggies” scandals of the s, but there are foreshadowings of unseemly relationships with outsiders, and wildness of teenagers. I have never read a book with so many interesting facts about Amish life. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Mar 26, Sumi rated it really liked it Shelves: Leave your email and we will send you an example after 24 hours Never baptized in the Amish church, Hostetler joined the Mennonite Church in Models for Understanding Amish Society.

JHU Press sockety, – Religion – pages. The Birth of Amtsh Society. It’s well-written and informative though.