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Entries by Robin Elizabeth Herr, Ph.D. from 01/2013

Living With the Amish: How One Small Community Balances Two Conflicting Worlds

| Posted 01.31.2013 | Religion

After living on an Amish dairy farm for a year, I agree with those who argue that the reality programs reflect a lack of knowledge of the plain folk. The Amish community I associated with had an intimate and sensible relationship to the mainstream world. The beauty is how they managed it.