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    Thinking Ahead This Amish patriarch talks about leaving “the faith” — my question is, “what faith?” The “Amish faith?” If so there should be a thorough explanation what “Amish faith” is.

    I grew up Amish and the problem is just that — “Amish …

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    A woman’s place To say that an Amish couple is equal is not really the truth. Yes, indeed the women work in the fields, but rarely does one see a man work in the kitchen, though there are exceptions. Rarely have I seen …

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    A quick look at shunning You said in theory it’s a free choice and that’s fairly accurate. However, remember this: most Amish believe if you don’t join you will go to hell or if you leave you go to hell , so that would mean …

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