"Rumspringa" Essays and Research Papers

  • Rumspringa

     RUMSPRINGA NOTES: -Traditional Amish clothing for girls: long stockings, black shoes, very plain, solid-colored, long-sleeved dresses,...

    Amish, Devil's Playground, Mennonite 1174  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rumspringa

     Paper #3- Rumspringa and High School/ College Modern Life This paper will compare and contrast the Amish re-socialization process during...

    Academia, Amish, Amish in the City 544  Words | 3  Pages

  • Amish Rumspringa

    Amish Rumspringa The modern society is characterized by rapid technological advancement accompanied by changes in behavior of people across...

    Amish, Amish in the City, Anabaptist 2419  Words | 6  Pages

  • 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

  • Rumspringa

    Rumspringa is a Pennsylvanian Dutch term the Amish use for the German word “raum”, which translates to “running around outside the...

    Amish, Devil's Playground, Mennonite 419  Words | 2  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Social Construction of the Amish Community

    participate in. This time is referred to as Rumspringa. Rumspringa is also referred to as “running around” This is the term used...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Devil's Playground 1393  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....

    Amish, Meaning of life, Plato 1682  Words | 4  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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

    Amish, Culture, Globalization 1231  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

  • The Amish Community

    were they could go out into the world to experiment if you wanted to call it that. The Amish people call it rumspringa, Pennsylvania Deutsch...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Federal government of the United States 1682  Words | 5  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

  • Cultural Comparison - Amish Teenager and Myself

    each teenager is given the opportunity to experience ‘English civilisation’. This period is called ‘Rumspringa’, which is translated from the...

    Amish, Amish school shooting, Gender role 1774  Words | 5  Pages

  • Amish Culture - 1

    they go on "Rumspringa" which is basically known as running around. Teens are given a limited amount of time where they can explore the...

    Amish, Amish school shooting, Anabaptist 2126  Words | 6  Pages

  • Survival of a Folk Culture: The Old Order Amish

    lives within the Amish community. The same values learned at home and in the community are reinforced in the classroom (Hostetler and Huntington, 2001)....

    Amish, Northkill Amish Settlement, Ordnung 1395  Words | 5  Pages

  • Informative Speech on Rumspringa

    The Amish event “Rumspringa” is literally translated as “running around”. It is a time when Amish adolescents, usually at the age of about 16,...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Devil's Playground 522  Words | 2  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

  • Amish essay - the good life

    the outside world and make their own rules. In these two cultures it is all or nothing. This one big decision whether to be Amish or not, you have to make...

    2002 albums, 2009 albums, Amish 558  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 and their rights to be different

    they do have quite the freedom. When they turn sixteen, boys and girls are allowed to live free of the strict Amish codes of conduct until they decide...

    Amish, Human rights, Jakob Ammann 450  Words | 2  Pages

  • Amish Life: Southern Rural Sociology

    because they maintain that person should decide for him or herself regarding obedience to God and living a life among the Amish. Baptism typically occurs...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Hutterite 11364  Words | 32  Pages

  • Declaration

    What we promise, in return for our independence, is to live honestly and responsibly as we enter the mature adult society. A willing compromise to 'test the...

    Adolescence, Amish, French Revolution 810  Words | 2  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

  • reaction to the amish

    America of the Amish,” the adolescents are given a period of time between the ages of 16 and 20 during which they are allowed to experience many things...

    Amish, Culture, Faith 551  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Amish

    thik it would be worse than going to prision, but it’s there way of life and their way of punshiment. I guess it could be a lot worse, and maybe just turning...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Excommunication 1760  Words | 5  Pages

  • Amish and the Cultural Difference in Healthcare

    numbers have been growing, 227,000 in 2008 and 249,000 in 2010 with the numbers increasing out west. Church districts average in size of 20 to 40 families....

    18th century, Amish, Anabaptist 519  Words | 2  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

  • Socl 100 Exam 1 Notes

    accepted within a society The Amish The Amish are virtually extinct in their European homeland, but are prospering in the U.S. (Why?) 6.8 children per...

    African American, Amish, Criminology 1797  Words | 10  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

  • Esssay

    Devil’s Playground (2002) NR When Amish teens turn 16, they have the opportunity to venture out in the "Devil's Playground" (the Amish's term for the...

    Sundance Film Festival 3270  Words | 11  Pages

  • Rural Sociology

    Retention at historic highs because of accelerated social change through the 20th century and into this new century, creating greater social distance between...

    Amish, Pennsylvania German language, Social class in the United States 6802  Words | 29  Pages

  • Stephen

    for Avalon from this news is monumental and ultimately catastrophic. Also serving as foreshadowing is Avalon’s comment, ‘Now they were saying the city had...

    Abuse, Alice and Bob, Bullying 10251  Words | 32  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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