Amish Society

A simple, uncomplicated people...

In order to fully grasp some of the key concepts in Witness, it is important to firstly have an understanding of, and an appreciation for, traditional Amish society.

The Amish are a particular Christian denomination best known for their simple living, plain dress and avoidance of conveniences such as electricity and modern technology. They are firm believers in following their church's strict rules very closely, whilst also demonstrating selfless and community-minded attitudes. They are also renowned for their placid nature, along with their strong work ethic and old-fashioned approach to maual labour.

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Click on the link below to open a PowerPoint presentation which attempts to provide some oreientation to, and cultural references about, typical Amish society.