By Thomas J. Meyers,Steven M. Nolt
Indiana is domestic to the world’s third-largest Amish inhabitants. Indiana’s 19 outdated Order Amish and outdated Order Mennonite groups express a shocking variety regardless of all that unites them as a different tradition. this modern portrait of Indiana’s Amish is the 1st book-length evaluate of Amish within the kingdom. Thomas J. Meyers and Steven M. Nolt current an summary of the ideals and values of the Amish, their migration background, and the variations among the state’s significant Amish ethnic teams (Pennsylvania Dutch and Swiss). additionally they speak about Indiana’s previous Order Mennonites, a gaggle too frequently stressed with the Amish. Meyers and Nolt situate the Amish of their Indiana context, noting an involvement with Indiana’s commercial economic system which may shock a few. in addition they deal with Amish interplay with country executive over deepest education and different issues, and the connection of the Amish to their pals and the vacationer undefined. This worthwhile creation to the Indiana Amish merits a spot on each Hoosier’s bookshelf.
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An Amish Patchwork: Indiana's Old Orders in the Modern World (Quarry Books) by Thomas J. Meyers,Steven M. Nolt