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Title:
The Amish in their own words : Amish writings from 25 years of Family life magazine
Author:
Igou, Brad, 1951-
Publication Information:
Scottsdale, Pa. : Herald Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
400 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780836191233
Format :
Book

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Brad Igou offers writings by Amish people across North America, compiled from the first 25 years (1968-92) of Family Life, a monthly Amish magazine. He includes letters, articles, history lessons, parables, questions, challenges--a wide spectrum of human experience, from an Amish point of view. Sixteen chapters cover fascinating topics such as shunning, nonresistance, clothing, youth activities, old age, conflicts with the modern world, work, church, humor, and lessons from life.