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Out of the Past Mary Ann McDonald

Out of the Past

Mary Ann McDonald

Published December 3rd 2005
ISBN : 9781880908457
Hardcover
128 pages
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Over 120 illustrations. Horse-and-buggy days endure for the Amish, who continue the plain lifestyle of their 18th-century German immigrant forebearers. Often misunderstood as old-fashioned and humorless, the Amish actually are a vibrant and spiritedMoreOver 120 illustrations. Horse-and-buggy days endure for the Amish, who continue the plain lifestyle of their 18th-century German immigrant forebearers. Often misunderstood as old-fashioned and humorless, the Amish actually are a vibrant and spirited people whose lives are guided by the principles of faith, brotherhood, and humility. Filled with detailed information and over 120 stunning full-color photographs, here is a celebration and demystification of this devout sect, discussing Amish history, religious beliefs, daily life, and community gatherings.