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Rumspringa

Tom Shachtman

Rumspringa

To Be or Not to Be Amish

by Tom Shachtman

  • 217 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by North Point Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10659589M
ISBN 109780739478059

Youth groups may have creative names, such as Lancaster County groups called “Parakeets”, “Cherokees”, and the “Quakers” (see Richard Stevick’s Growing Up Amish: The Rumspringa Years, p. for a discussion of the Quakers gang).   Directed by Gregory Thomas Garcia. With Charles Robinson, Carly Jibson, Lou Wilson, Kellie Martin. Jacob (Sebastian Schier), an Amish kid on Rumspringa, follows the signs to "God's Country" and ends up at the cabin, where he is convinced God is directing him to meet the love of his life in any way possible/10(82).

Rumspringa is Tom Shachtman's celebrated look at a littleknown Amish coming-of-age ritual, the rumspringa—the period of "running around" that begins for their youth at age this time, Amish youth are allowed to live outside the bounds of their faith, experimenting with alcohol, premarital sex, revealing clothes, telephones, drugs, and wild by: A favored title of book discussion groups, for dialogues on faith, morals, and the difficulty of raising teenagers. Some additional excerpted reviews, below. Publishers Weekly starred review: “Shachtman is a sensitive and nimble chronicler of Amish teens, devoting ample space to allowing them to tell their stories in their own words.

  Rumspringa To Be or Not to Be Amish (Book): Shachtman, Tom: A revelatory look at Amish youth as they have never been looked at before Rumspringais a fascinating look at a little-known Amish coming-of-age ritual, therumspringa--the period of running around that begins for their youth at age sixteen. Through vivid portraits of teenagers in Ohio and Indiana, Tom .   A Forbidden Rumspringa. Keira Andrews. , 1 Rating; $; $; Publisher Description. When two young Amish men find love, will they risk losing everything? In a world where every detail of life-down to the width of a hat brim-is dictated by God and the all-powerful rules of the community, two men dare to imagine a different way. At 5/5(1).


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The book is a measured, thoughtful and well-researched view of the period between childhood Rumspringa book commitment to the church (or leaving the church) that the Amish call rumspringa - literally 'running around'/5.

"Rumspringa" is a well-written and well-researched look at Amish life. Author Tom Shachtman interviewed a lot of Amish in the course of writing the book and their conversations are enlightening. While the book is mostly about Rumspringa, all aspects of Amish life are covered and some are eye by: Book Summary.

Rumspringa is a fascinating look at a little-known Amish coming-of-age ritual, the rumspringa - a period when Amish youth are allowed to live outside the bounds of their faith, experimenting with alcohol, premarital sex, trendy clothes, telephones, drugs, and wild parties. Rumspringa Romance: Book One - Kindle edition by Scott, Deidra.

Rumspringa book Kindle eBooks @ (3). Rumspringa is Tom Shachtman's celebrated look at a littleknown Amish coming-of-age ritual, the rumspringa—the period of "running around" that begins for their youth at age sixteen. During this time, Amish youth are allowed to live outside the bounds of their faith, experimenting with alcohol, premarital sex, revealing clothes, telephones, drugs, and wild parties.4/5(10).

Some 80% of Amish youth do, in fact, return to the fold. Tom Shachtman's Rumspringa is the product of more than hours of interviews conducted between and Shachtman focuses on the period of rumspringa, but in fact his book serves as an introduction to Amish life as a whole.5/5(5).

Rumspringa and the Amish are the subject of this book. Interviews with youth going through rumspringa, and with their parents and others in the Amish community concerned with their rumspringa.

Rumspringa is Tom Shachtmans celebrated look at a littleknown Amish Rumspringa book ritual, the rumspringa the period of running around” that begins for their youth at age this time, Amish youth are allowed to live outside the bounds of their faith, experimenting with alcohol, premarital sex, revealing clothes, telephones, drugs, and wild parties/5(3).

RUMSPRINGA. 6, likes 6 talking about this. Having fun in the sun and eating grapes by the drapesFollowers: K. Rumspringa is Tom Shachtman's celebrated look at a littleknown Amish coming-of-age ritual, the rumspringa—the period of "running around" that begins for their youth at age this time, Amish youth are allowed to live outside the bounds of their faith, experimenting with alcohol, premarital sex, revealing clothes, telephones, drugs, and wild parties/5(13).

Rumspringa is a fascinating look at a little-known Amish coming-of-age ritual, the rumspringa—the period of "running around" that begins for their youth at age sixteen. Through vivid portraits of teenagers in Ohio and Indiana, Tom Shachtman In this searching book, Shachtman draws on his skills as a documentarian to capture young people on 5/5(1).

Starting in their mid-teens, Amish teenagers enter Rumspringa (translated: "to run around"). It's a time when they can toss aside many of the Amish rules; during weekends, they're free to explore the outside world from which they've been largely absent. Rumspringa, or “running around”, is the term used to describe the period of adolescence Amish experience starting at around age Rumspringa has been described in books and films, to varying degrees of accuracy.

There are numerous misconceptions about Rumspringa, which is a formative time for Amish youth. Common myths about Rumspringa. An analysis of Amish youth culture profiles the coming-of-age ritual known as the rumspringa, during which sixteen-year-old Amish adolescents are permitted to venture outside of the bounds of their faith, experiment with alcohol and smoking, wear trendy clothes, and ultimately decide if they want to remain detached from the outside worldPages: A revelatory look at Amish youth as they have never been looked at before Rumspringa is a fascinating look at a little-known Amish coming-of-age ritual, the rumspringa—the period of “running around” that begins for their youth at age sixteen.

Through vivid portraits of teenagers in Ohio and Indiana, Tom Shachtmanoffers an account of Amish life as a mirror to the soul 4/5(9). Martyrs Mirror is a terrific book and an absolute pleasure to read.”—Paul C. Gutjahr, author of The Book of Mormon: A Biography pp., 37 halftones $ hc Available as an e-book Pennsylvania Dutch The Story of an American Language Mark L.

Louden “Louden is the foremost scholar of Pennsylvania Size: 6MB. The setting for this evening’s rumspringa activities, near the town of Shipshewana and the border between LaGrange and Elkhart counties in north-central Indiana, is similar to those in the other major areas of Old Order Amish population, Holmes and Wayne counties in Ohio, and Lancaster County in Pennsylvania; and similar rumspringa.

A revelatory look at Amish youth as they have never been looked at before Rumspringa is a fascinating look at a little-known Amish coming-of-age ritual, the rumspringa--the period of "running around" that begins for their youth at age sixteen.

Through vivid portraits of teenagers in Ohio and Indiana, Tom Shachtman offers an account of Amish life as a mirror to the soul Ratings: Tom Shachtman, Point $24 (p) ISBN A Forbidden Rumspringa.

Gay Amish Romance Series, Book 1. By: When I first read this book a few years ago I think it was my first Keira Andrews story. I never read anything about the Amish before and I was pretty new to reading m/m.

This books solidified Keira Andrews as one of my favorite writers and I’ve never looked back. The idea is that teens will come back to the church after tasting the modern world. A new book explores this ritual, called rumspringa.

Rumspringa: Amish Teens Venture into Modern Vices. : Tom Shachtman. A Forbidden Rumspringa by Keira Andrews. Paperback $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase.

Publish your book with B&N. Learn More.5/5(4).An Amish Rumspringa (The Asheville Series) “I don't cry often when reading books. But this third book of the series was tear-worthy.” —Amazon Reviewer, An Amish Rumspringa Book 3.

This is a full-sized novel that was originally an Amazon exclusive released in three parts. All three parts are now available for free, here on this website.