Today, I will continue the story of the Amish beginnings by explaining why they immigrated to America. As we’ve discussed in previous blog posts, the Mennonites came from the Anabaptist movement in Switzerland. The Amish then split off from the Mennonites over concerns on how strict the rules for living and discipline should be. Jakob Ammann led the split to a more conservative lifestyle, and in so doing, began the Amish.
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Why the Amish and the Mennonites Split ~
Today, I will continue the story of how the Amish began by explaining why they split from the Mennonites. I will also announce a new giveaway and discuss a small new feature that, I hope, will allow you to navigate my blog entries easily.
How the Amish Began ~
Inside, you will find the introduction to the story of the Amish and Mennonite beginnings.