Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Radical Reformers
Chapter 6: The Amish at Worship
 
The Reformation Climate and Martin Luther
  The Church District
 
The Swiss Reformation
  The Worship Service
 
Anabaptism Is Born
  The Singing
 
The Martyrs
  The Communion Service and Foot Washing
      Choosing Bishops, Ministers and Deacons
Chapter 2: Anabaptist Foundations
  Amish Divisions
 
A Change of Life
  Old Order Amish
 
The Schleitheim Articles
  New Order Amish
 
The Dordrecht Confession of Faith
  Beachy Amish
 
Methods of Evangelism
  Amish Mennonites
 
 
 
Chapter 3: A Home for the Hutterites
Chapter 7: Within the Amish Community
 
A Fascinating History
  Birth
 
The Hutterite Life
  Education
 
Hutterite Worship
  Rumspringa
 
The Dining Hall
  Courtship and Dating
 
Hutterite Education
  Baptism
 
Hutterite Farming and Commerce
  Weddings
 
Hutterite Women
  The Grandpa House
 
Courtship and Marriage
   
 
The Hutterite Family
Chapter 8: Amish Traditions
 
Sports and Leisure
  Children's Clothes
 
Hutterite Dress
  Women's Wardrobe
 
Hutterites Today
  Clothing for Men
 
 
  Sewing and Quilting
Chapter 4: Menno Simons Takes Over
  Diet
 
Mayhem at Muenster
  Barn Raisings
 
Menno Simons Takes Control
  Language
 
William Penn's Holy Experiment
  Amish Names
 
A Dangerous Journey
  The Horse and Buggy
 
The Mennonites Today
   
 
Old Order Mennonites
Chapter 9: An Amish Day
 
Moderate Mennonites
  A Day of Honest Housework
 
Main Body of the Mennonite Church
  Farming and Lunch-pail Work
 
The German Baptist Brethren
  Recreation and Relaxation
 
 
  Health
Chapter 5: Amish Riddles
  Folk Medicine
 
Jacob Ammann Disagrees
  Hospital Treatment
 
Gelassenheit
  Hereditary Diseases
 
The Ordnung
  Mental Illness
 
No Telephone
  Funerals
 
No Cars
  Tourism
 
No Electricity
   
 
Chapter 10: Personal Reflections
 
 
  It Seems So Good
 
 
  All Is Not as It Seems
 
 
  Problems with the Government
 
 
  Too Difficult to Discuss
 
 
  Never Certain of Salvation
 
 
  God Is a Gracious God
 
 
  Intimidation and Fear
 
 
  God is a Loving God
 
 
  Sharing with the Amish

 

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