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Author Stevick, Richard A., 1939-

Title Growing up Amish : the Rumspringa years / Richard A. Stevick
Edition Second edition
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Young Center books in Anabaptist & Pietist studies
Young Center books in Anabaptist & Pietist studies.
Contents Amish life: plain but not so simple -- Religion: transmitting the faith -- Adolescence: finding an Amish identity -- Schooling: read'n, writ'n, and skipping evolution -- Parenting: holding on and letting go -- Teen culture: working hard and having fun -- Singings: the gateway to Rumspringa -- Rumspringa: running about and stepping out -- Courtship: finding a mate -- Weddings: high times in plain places -- The future: keeping faith in a world of change
Notes Earlier edition has subtitle: the teenage years
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Amish teenagers -- Religious life -- United States.
Amish teenagers -- United States -- Social conditions.
Amish teenagers -- United States -- Social life and customs.
Amish -- United States -- Social life and customs.
Rumspringa.
Youth -- United States -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421413728 (electronic bk.)
9781421413723 (electronic bk.)