“New York” and “Amish” may seem an odd match. But the Empire State has seen its Amish population soar in recent years, and is currently home to the 5th-largest grouping of Amish in North America. SUNY-Potsdam Professor of Anthropology Karen Johnson-Weiner has spent years researching the various Amish communities in New York. Karen’s new book […]
Continue Reading New York Amish: Book giveaway and interview with Karen Johnson-Weiner
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I enjoy anything written about the Amish. It would be a treat to win this book.
As an Old Order Mennonite with an interest in all things Amish and Mennonite, I will definitely have to acquire this book one way or another.
How very interesting, always wanted to learn more about the Amish, can’t wait to read more!
Hello!!! I love learning new things about the Amish and I would love to win this book so I can learn about the New York Amish.
I would love to win a copy of this book, I am a big Amish fan having lived near them most of my life in Indiana and love their beautiful traditions and would love to know how the New York Amish live. And since you are writing it I know it will be factual and amazing, God bless, thank you..
Such an interesting article….always so much to learn about the different groups of Amish….Anxious to read the book….
I would love a copy of New York Amish.
Your books are always an inspiration to me.
My granddaughter, daughter-in-law and I love to read all things Amish! I hope to win the book so that I can share it with them. I have traveled in the areas mentioned in this article and it is one of the most beautiful places I have ever see. I did not see any of the Amish but can certainly understand why they would choose to live there.
Karen’s book would be a nice addition to my growing “Amish Library.” Thanks for an interesting interview, and best of luck to all who have entered!
Beth Wiseman, best selling author of the Daughters of the Promise series, posted a link to this article on her blog today. http://blog.bethwiseman.net/2010/09/08/new-york-amish-and-book-giveaway.aspx
I would love to win a copy of Karen Johnson-Weiner’s new book.
Travelled thru Leon Amish area this summer while on vacation. Would love to win this book and read it.
I’d love to win a copy of this book. Quite interesting!
I would love to win a copy of this book. I hope to be the lucky one that wins.
I would love to win a copy of your book. I love books about the Amish. We have a community here where I live and I have several friends in the community.
Loved the article would love to read more……..
I am very interested in the Amish and thier way of life.
I’ll be ordering a copy if I don’t win. Thanks to Beth Wiseman for mentioning this website at BLOG.BETHWISEMAN.NET.
Interesting to learn more about Amish, especially in a place you don’t hear much about.
I would love to win this book, it would be an excellent addition to my Amish collection.
I am looking forward to the second article .I didnt know about Amish in New York. I would love to win the book.
Sounds like the author did very thorough research. I’d love to win a copy!
I loved this interview. I learned alot i did’nt know. And i would love to have the book……….Diane Veness
I would love to win a copy of your book
Very good, I really enjoyed reading this. Would love to have a copy of this book.
Very interesting. Would love to have this book.
Cannot wait to read. The Amish amaze me. Their faith is amazing.
Awesome interview, also loved the picturs! I am always up for winning another book. would love to be a “winner”!! Of course wwe all do!! 😉
I really enjoyed this interview. I had no idea there were amish in NY! I love reading amish books and look forward to reading this one also!
Any book about the Amish is interesting to me. Please enter me in the contest!
Loved the interview….the Pennsylvania Amish have different buggys than the ones in the pictures. Must read this book. Thanks.
I would love too read more about the Amish in N.Y since I live in N.Y. I found them very interesting. Thank you for a chance too win one.
I would love to read the book as I am unfamiliar with the Amish in New York. Thank you. Marianne
I believe I first heard of this book from Suzanne Woods Fisher. Sounds interesting. Enter my name in the drawing please.
I love all amish books i love to read them and i bet this is as good as all the others
Loved the interview..hope to read the book ….
I love the Amish and their way of life. I would love to win a book. I read all the Amish books I can as I find them so interesting. I will be looking forward to the next article.
Did not realize Amish live in N.Y…nice to learn something new every day..great interview and I would love to win this book and I know I will be hooked..thank you for this offer:)
Interesting article. I like learning about the Amish. Would love to win the book. Thanks
Sounds really interesting! I would love the opportunity to win a copy.
this is really interesting , would like to win a copy of the book.
I’ve enjoyed what was printed here. Collecting and enjoying Amish books is a hobby of mine. I’d love to have a copy of this one!
You’re a born salesman, Eric! 🙂
(And I am out for a free book, I admit.) 🙂 Mike
I am fascinated with learning all I can about the Amish. Please enter me in the contest for your book.
This was a very informative article about the Amish in New York State. Even among the Amish communities it is still interesting to find out about how each one is different according to their Ordnung. Looking forward to reading part 2 of this article. I would love a chance to win this book to further my knowledge of the Amish.
Thanks Mike! And good luck (:
And appreciate the heads-up on the buggy Bill.
Please consider me for a free book. I was once the teacher for the Amish in Clyde, NY.
This is an interesting article. I would love to win a copy of the book. I read both fiction and non-fiction books on the Amish. I admire their strong faith in God and their commitment to family and to their Church.
Until I read this interview, I was unaware of the Swiss Amish in New York. Very enlightening information and I look forward to the 2nd interview. This really intrigues me because my genealogical background is Swiss. This is just one more of the facts in this world that I didn’t know…until now. Thanks for the giveaway and I appreciate the chance to win this book. I hope I do!
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How fascinating! I reviewed a book about the Hutterites recently and found them to be similar in some ways to the Amish.
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Fasinated with the amish and read whatever becomes available. Love to win the book, but will get a copy of it anyway. Looking forward to part two of interview.