The Dynamics of Boundaries: Obedience and Transgression among Bolivian Old Colony Mennonites
Hedberg, Anna Sofia (2016)
Boundaries keep people apart just as they keep people together. Boundaries are social constructs made by man in order to maintain the natural order of things. The aim of this article is to elaborate on the social construct ...
The Amish Settlement in Honduras, 1968-1978: A (Half) Failed Attempt to Develop an Amish Understanding of Mission
Anderson, Cory; Anderson, Jennifer (2016)
For their several-hundred years of successfully maintaining Amish settlements in North America, for what reason would a group of families—largely from Nappanee, IN, and Aylmer, ON—want to start a settlement in Honduras? ...
Hutterite Colonies and the Cultural Landscape: An Inventory of Selected Site Characteristics
Evans, Simon M.; Peller, Peter (2016)
Hutterite colonies are a growing and sustainable element in the cultural landscape of the Canadian Prairies and Northern Great Plains of the United States. Their increasing numbers do something to offset the disappearance ...
The Role of the Teacher-Principal on Hutterite Colony Schools in Saskatchewan
Rodger, William Randall (2016)
Hutterite colony teacher-principals' roles in their classrooms and schools were examined in this qualitative multiple-site case study. Four teacher-principals' perceptions of how their teaching and administrative ...
Anabaptist Community Members' Perceptions and Preferences Related to Healthcare
Garrett-Wright, Dawn; Main, Maria Eve; Jones, M. Susan (2016)
The plain Anabaptists are thought to differ from mainstream U.S. health care beliefs and practices. Many non-Anabaptist health care providers have limited knowledge of the specific health beliefs and preferences of ...
Writing Life, Writing Back, and Writing Through: Saloma Miller Furlong's Why I Left the Amish: A Memoir and Bonnet Strings: An Amish Woman's Ties to Two Worlds
Voelz, Sabrina (2016)
In recent years, the memoir boom has left publishers searching far and wide for new material. As part of this trend and the immense demand for anything Amish, non-professional writers have seized the opportunity to make ...
Ruth, John L.; Hartman Keiser, Steve (2016)
"Not of this World": The Emergence of the Old Colony Mennonites
Werner, Hans (2016)
By the early twenty-first century, Old Colony Mennonites constituted a diaspora across the Americas. They maintained distinctive conservative dress and selectively rejected aspects of modern technology. While the label ...
"No Sunday Business": Navigating Religious Rules and Business Opportunities in the Shipyard Mennonite Settlement, Belize
Roessingh, Carel; Bovenberg, Daniëlle (2016)
Within the Old Colony Mennonite settlements of Belize, the relationship between religious and economic practices entails a constant navigation of the acceptable, where threats of worldliness come from technology and from ...