Rosanna's Boys Author:Joseph W. Yoder A richly detailed account of Amish life and how the sons of "ROSANNA OF THE AMISH" turned out. Joseph W. Yoder writes of his own brothers and people: as one who left the plainest of the Amish, he speaks honestly of the shortcomings, and passionately of the beauty of the Amish way of life. — It's all here: quiltings, frolics, weddings, auctions, b... more »arn raisings, church services, visiting, hard work and love.
Learn why Amish don't need fire insurance or government aid: why there is little unemployment, crime or divorce among the Amish: why there are so many splinter groups: why some practice "the ban:" historical beginnings and relationships to ancient asceticism. Unusual texts and notes for Amish songs, poems in " Pennsylvania Dutch" with translations.« less