Amish Societies

Speaker Series

Tue, May 30, 2023 - 6:30pm

 Amish Societies: An Overview and Contemporary Issues – Dr. Kristin Park, Professor of Sociology at Westminster College, will present basic statistics, social organization, values and religious beliefs, and lifestyles of the Old Order Amish settlements in the United States.  Some information also will be provided on our local settlements in Lawrence and Mercer Counties.  She will include common misconceptions about the Amish and the major changes that different settlements negotiate in today’s world.

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