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“Pure” — the CBC Drama - Episode 2

Last week I commented after the first episode of “Pure.”

I said it succeeded as a crime drama, though I had a number of issues with the presentation in terms of Mennonites. 282 more words


Will We all be Amish Some Day?

Wendell Berry once pointed out the Amish are the most technologically sophisticated people in the world. They are not opposed to technology per-se, but judge new forms of technology by their utility to the community. 535 more words


Good Friday gathering

Good Friday is a sacred day in the life of Amish. Most Amish church districts hold a long church service, usually for adults only. The focus is to remember Christ dying on the cross for humankind. 14 more words


Prince Edward Island Fever

Old Order Mennonite and Amish families are very large in comparison with the rest of the population. These groups also place high value on rural and agriculturally-related vocations  for the health of their communities. 639 more words