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What is the difference between Amish and Mennonite?

Asked by S. Barnes, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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C. Marcus

C. Marcus, Content Developer, Washington

Answered Sep 09, 2019

Amish and Mennonites are followers of the Mennonite Church founded by Jakob Amman. They are known to be very traditional and peace-loving people. Though they both follow the teaching of the Mennonite Church, they are different in many ways. The Amish Mennonites, or Simply Amish, is known to be strictly observing the teachings especially in promoting peace and avoiding violence amongst their community. They are known to be very traditional that they do not use most of the technology an...Read More
 

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W. Pratt, Marketing Analyst, MBA, Lincoln

Answered Aug 27, 2019

The Amish and Mennonite are two groups of people who are unique to the average person in the United States. They are a group of people who are known for building their own houses as opposed to hiring a contractor to build your home. Jakob Amman founded the Amish, and they usually ride in horse and buggies. They do not use modern technologies like television or even electricity. Mennonites, on the other hand, are not as strict. They do use modern techniques. The Amish are a smaller gro...Read More
 

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