Category: Amish Questions Answered

Everything You Want to Know About: Amish Families

Jayca Pike 15/06/2015

We’re welcoming Erik Wesner, author of Success Made Simple: An Inside Look at Why Amish Businesses Thrive, back to the Timber to Table blog to tell us about the (extensive!) Amish family unit – you may be surprised by the similarity between Amish families and your own! Related Posts Places You Didn’t Expect to See Amish People We’re happy to welcome Erik Wesner, founder and editor of Amish America, to the blog! From time to time, he’ll be offering… Everything You Want to Know About: Amish Families

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Everything You Want to Know About Amish Beliefs

Jayca Pike 04/06/2015

We’re so pleased to welcome Erik Wesner back to the blog! Today, he tells you a bit about the rather intriguing and sometimes confusing realm of Amish beliefs. Take it away, Erik! While Amish society is more diverse than you might think—with some Amish being more progressive and others more conservative—there are a number of core beliefs which all share in common. Here are five key beliefs of the Amish: Related Posts Father’s Day Gift Picks We’d like… Everything You Want to Know About Amish Beliefs

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Places You Didn’t Expect to See Amish People

Jayca Pike 11/03/2015

We’re happy to welcome Erik Wesner, founder and editor of Amish America, to the blog! From time to time, he’ll be offering us his insights into various aspects of the Amish culture and communities. Warm welcome and take it away, Erik  –  Let’s start with the basics: Where do Amish people live? Related Posts Everything You Want to Know About Amish Beliefs We’re so pleased to welcome Erik Wesner back to the blog! Today, he tells you a bit… Places You Didn’t Expect to See Amish People

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Amish Thimble Cookies, Plus Several Life Lessons

Jayca Pike 01/07/2014

In Which I Discover That Simple Pleasures Can Require Hard Work Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Outdoor Furniture Ideas for the Autumn Season! Take the chill out of the ‘Ber months with these cozy outdoor furniture concepts! Time to welcome shorter days and Read more Recipe-Inspired Two-Tone Beds Because Nothing is Better… Amish Thimble Cookies, Plus Several Life Lessons

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Pennsylvania Dutch – the Amish Language

Jim Miller 25/07/2013

This post was updated on Nov. 7, 2018 to include a link to more information about the Pennsylvania Dutch language.  One of the important ways in which the culture of Amish communities is defined and maintained is through the Amish language. The Amish speak a German dialect known as Pennsylvania German, and is often referred to as Pennsylvania Dutch (Deutsche). Amish children learn Pennsylvania Dutch at home and are fluent in it before they learn English.… Pennsylvania Dutch – the Amish Language

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