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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Government and the Amish. It’s hard for me to decide if it’s a life I could live. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Sep 28, Amy rated it liked it. Hostetler produced eight full-length books and six booklets for popular audiences including the best selling Amish Life. Amazon Hostegler Find, attract, and engage customers.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Tina Yates rated it really liked it Aug 24, This is a good book for an overview on Amish beginnings, beliefs, and lifestyle.

Writing the Amish

Plenty to mull over and consider. Emily rated it liked it May 07, If you joun only going to read one book about the Amish, I recommend the other book– The Riddle of the Amish Culture, but this one is also good. Our grandchildren believe I am Amish at heart. After the war, he graduated from Goshen College with a degree in sociology Hostetler, with Susan Fisher Miller 2.

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. Issues such as taxation, laws, education, and occasional discrimination and hostility force them to make adjustments that are not of their beliefs.


That rests on some kind of dualism.

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Highly acclaimed in 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. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Sep 19, Serena marked it as to-read.

Jan 22, Jill Crosby rated it really liked it. Views Read Edit View history. Join the monastery and see the spciety, was the slogan and that did have several meanings.

As time passes the Amish have felt pressures from the modern world.

He discovered that he enjoyed reading more than raising turkeys and feeding hogs. But the curious thing is that this practice never seems to come up against the boundary-crossing that was the life and preaching of Jesus.

Writing the Amish: The Worlds of John A. Hostetler Edited by David L. Weaver-Zercher

In this fourth edition of Aug 06, Keith added it. The author grew up in an Old Order Amish family, so he is something of an authority in a personal sense. Showing of 1 reviews. 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.


As a youth he supervised his father’s turkey operation, took courses on poultry raising, and received a poultry-judging license from the American Poultry Zociety.

How did the Amish-born Hostetler become a university professor? Only four abbreviations appear in the footnotes and hoetetler to the essays in Part I: Anyway, this book is giving me plenty of new insight and information and I am thoroughly enjoying it.

Part I Perspectives on John A. My great escape from the insanity societh my household in the early years was to play in the backyard alone and pretend I was a “prairie girl.

Excerpt from Amish Hostteler 8. Highly acclaimed in previous editions—with more than 85, 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 jogn Amish communities throughout North America. If you need this or any other sample, we can send it to you via email. He offers updated information on a variety of topics, including Amish population trends, land use and farming practices, and relations with the state.

The Amish: A Small Society by: John A. Hostetler Essay

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Accessed December 31, Letter to Amish Bishops Concerning Shunning 6. Amish communities – found primarily in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana – continue to attract millions of tourists each year.

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