In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Communitarian sects such as the Amish and the Hutterites have also found ways of avoiding the more obvious pitfalls.
- The Amish are very religious - but even they cannot keep the secular utterly at bay.
- Mennonites and their cousins, the Amish, generally stayed aloof from politics.
- They call them Pennsylvania Dutch, but the Amish are really Swiss and German.
- Traditional people like the Mennonites, Amish, Dunkers and Hutterites maintain a large number of these heritage crops.
- People think that we are asking the church to be the Amish of Pennsylvania.
- A majority of the nation's Amish live in key swing states like Pennsylvania and Ohio.
- Some religious groups like the Amish refrained from using rings at all.
- The answer for religious sects like the Amish of North America is to shun bodily vanity through anachronistic adherence to the styles of the seventeenth century.
- Only some conservative Swiss Mennonites and Amish still hold on to the sixteenth-century forms of their creed.
- An estimated 55,000 Amish live in Ohio - more than in any other state.
- Here in the Pennsylvania Dutch country, the Amish need their quilts for more than just decoration.
- Even the Amish who live outside of Pennsylvania speak the Pennsylvania German dialect.
- Amish migration to North America began in 1720 and Europe now has no Amish.
- While they do not reject all modern technology, the Amish recognize that some are more threatening to their community and its values than others.
- The Mennonites, Amish and Brethren all hold private property.
- The Amish told the president that not all members of the church vote but they would pray for him.
- The ones from Holland came to the US and settled where the Amish now live, in Pennsylvania and surrounding states.
- The 92,000 Amish who live in Ohio and Pennsylvania generate hundreds of millions in annual tourism revenue.
- Like many European Christian sects that sprang forth after Martin Luther, the Amish went to America to lead a life untormented by religious orthodoxy.
- Los Amish son una comunidad de cristianos estrictos, en los estados de Pensilvania, Ohio e Indiana. Son agricultores en su mayoría y su estilo de vida, extremadamente simple, casi no ha variado desde el siglo dieciocho. No usan coches, teléfonos o electricidad y suelen llevar vestimentas anticuadas.
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