Category: Amish Questions Answered

Everything You Want to Know About: The Amish and Technology

Jayca Pike 22/06/2015

We’re welcoming Erik Wesner, author of Success Made Simple: An Inside Look at Why Amish Businesses Thrive, back to the blog to explain another aspect of Amish life that . . . confuses outsiders, to say the least. What, exactly, is the relationship between the Amish and technology? Do go on, Mr. Wesner . . . Related Posts 5 Best Stains for Oak Wood Oak seems to be the wood type most synonymous with Amish furniture.… Everything You Want to Know About: The Amish and Technology

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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 have Erik Wesner, founder and editor of Amish America, on our blog! From time to time, he… 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 have Erik Wesner, founder and editor of Amish America, on our blog! From time to time, he offers us his insights into various aspects of the Amish culture and communities. Take it away, Erik  –  Let’s start with the basics: Where do Amish people live? Related Posts 10 Ways Amish People Travel We are thrilled to have Erik Wesner, founder of amishamerica.com and author of Success Made Simple: An Inside Look at… Places You Didn’t Expect to See Amish People

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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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