"Rumspringa" Essays and Research Papers

  • Rumspringa- the Amish Ritual

    Rumspringa: An Amish Ritual Introduction: In the Amish religion, there lies a pivotal tradition for many of its adolescent followers. There...

    Adolescence, Amish, Devil's Playground 2217 Words | 6 Pages

  • Cultural Influences on Rite of Passage B

    and avoid other parts of society as much as possible. Amish children only attend school until they complete 8th grade and higher education is discouraged or...

    Amish, Boy, Ceremony 1065 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Devil's Playground

    around them. To the outside world they are in a state of communitas with no structure outside of their culture and are all homogenized, undifferentiated...

    Amish, Communitas, Liminality 984 Words | 3 Pages

  • Outline for Amish Culture Speech

    The men begin to collect materials and the rebuilding of whatever is the focus of the raising, according to Encyclopedia Britannica. b. A compelling...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Encyclopædia Britannica 733 Words | 3 Pages

  • Pushing Boundaries: Better Safe or Sorry?

    Amish culture, where kids lead a way of life with no electricity or music and are expected to be entirely obedient to their elders, they are given a...

    Adolescence, Amish, Father 821 Words | 3 Pages

  • Belonging Crucible Miller and Amish

    Devil’s Playground’ directed by Lucy Walker, the Amish community’s unique rite of passage practice, the ‘rumspringa’, is explored. It is the...

    Amish, Elizabeth Proctor, John Proctor 898 Words | 3 Pages

  • Amish Lifestyle vs Modern-Day Lifestyle

    that association with those outside their culture (often called “the English”) will cause pollution to their ideals. However, once an Amish child reaches the...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Devil's Playground 964 Words | 3 Pages

  • Amish Culture - Essay 2

    communities is Rumspringa. According to Kraybill, Nolt, and Johnson-Weiner (2012), Rumspringa is a period when Amish youth,...

    Amish, Amish Mennonite, Anabaptist 1549 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Amish Culture

    youth in the Amish communities make this decision by participating in Rumspringa. This translates to running around. Around the age of...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Barn raising 1090 Words | 4 Pages

  • What I Admire About the Amish Lifestyle

    their actions based on what the Bible says. Their spirituality makes them enjoy a very quiet and peaceful lifestyle. The values of the Amish are shown every...

    Amish, Ordnung, Rumspringa 1014 Words | 3 Pages

  • Amish Religion Essay

    teenagers are allowed to have what they call as “rumspringa” this means run around. They are given a period to test their faith in the lord....

    Amish, Anabaptist, Marriage 2375 Words | 6 Pages

  • How Does “Rumspringa” Impact the Cultural and Ethnic Identities of These Individuals?

    Rumspringa, defined as “running around” is a time when the Amish youth at the age of 16 decide whether to remain in or leave their community...

    Amish, Devil's Playground, Mennonite 656 Words | 2 Pages

  • Devils Playground

    to the outside world is like being exposed to the Devil’s playground, hence the name of the film. The film takes place in Lagrange County Indiana, where a...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Devil's Playground 717 Words | 2 Pages

  • Amish Essay 5

    Rumspringa Introduction   The Mennonite/Amish cultures have many traditions that separate them from the normal Christian faith.  400 years...

    Amish, Amish furniture, Devil's Playground 16653 Words | 39 Pages

  • Amish Culture Religion and Beliefs - Essay

    world to decide if he or she wants to stay with community or stay on their own. This time period is known as rumspringa. During this time...

    1231 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Amish

    acceptable, what type and the usage of modern technology, the dress code and education. The Amish believe that no one should be baptized until they are...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Catholic Church 1157 Words | 4 Pages

  • Allegories of Life

    devices and choose to dress modestly and in plain colored clothing. Some Amish travel to towns for supplies but most tend to grow everything there self....

    1682 Words | 4 Pages

  • Identity and Belonging

    the danger of being shunned from the Amish world, if she gives in to her romantic feelings for Book, who is from the ‘English world’. Similarly, in the...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Bread 669 Words | 2 Pages

  • Amish Religion and Culture

    “world” during Rumspringa (which is discussed below). Thus, a child while raised Amish, does not become Amish until she or he...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Excommunication 2859 Words | 8 Pages

  • The Rite of Passage

    become one with the community of adults once they leave the program, they are in communitas with fellow adults and are expected to behave as such. Similar...

    Boy, Communitas, Liminality 3425 Words | 10 Pages

  • Animal Cruelty: Animal Abuse As Dirty Play

    permitting children between the ages of eighteen and twenty-one to leave home and experience what are regarded as unacceptable or immoral behaviors. Their...

    Abuse, Animal, Animal cruelty 14356 Words | 40 Pages

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