by Donald B. Kraybill. The Amish are one of America's most fascinating and colorful religious communities. But how does a traditional group that shuns high school, computers, and the ownership of motor vehicles survive amid a high tech society? This concise and authoritative overview describes both the diversity and common practices of the Amish of North America as well as some of the changes underway in their communities.
About the Author: Donald B. Kraybill is a distinguished college professor, serving jointly in the departments of sociology and religious studies, and is also Senior Fellow and Interim Director of the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. He is nationally recognized for his scholarship on the Amish and other Anabaptist faiths. He has authored numerous books on Amish culture and society, including The Riddle of Amish Culture.
8" x 6".48 pages. Color photographs throughout. Paperback. Printed in the USA.