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Amish Children

Attorney For Amish Family Says Forced Chemo Order Violates Their Rights

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A judge's decision appointing a guardian to make medical decisions for an Amish girl after her parents stopped her chemotherapy ...

Four Amish Children Killed When Horse-Drawn Buggy Flips

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER and KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

MAYFIELD, Ky. — The flash flood warning went out via electronic channels the Amish typically eschew: TVs, radios and computers. About an hour after ...

The Patient And Disciplined Faith Of The Amish

Donald Kraybill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Donald Kraybill

Amish understandings of obedience go deep: Church members follow church regulations because compliance signals their obedience to God. By teaching their children the habits of obedience, parents point them toward heaven.