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Thrill of the Chaste (Young Center Books in Anabaptist and

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The Amish are a group of traditionalist, anti-modernist, protestant religious followers. In addition to their distaste for proselytizing, most Amish hold a view of salvation at odds with the evangelical idea of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Instead, force yourself to finish what you began, and THEN go back and edit it. Themes This analysis revealed four primary, often overlapping themes around which Budget readers could build imagined community: an emphasis on community, an emphasis on tradition, an emphasis on worship and one’s relationship with God, and 81 outward symbols of community that differentiate readers from outsiders, and occasionally from each other.

Pages: 339

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press (March 15, 2013)


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