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The Ways of the Amish

A deranged gunman's recent killings of five little girls at an Amish school in Pennsylvania were viewed not just as a human tragedy, but also as a horrific clash of cultures. Are the Amish as unworldly as they seem?

Where did the Amish originate?They belonged initially to the Mennonite Church, part of the Anabaptist movement of 16th-century Protestants who felt the reforms of Martin Luther and Ulrich Zwingli didn

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