"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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Rumspringa: A tradition within the Amish community

    �� Rumspringa To be or not to be Amish is one of the most important and difficult decisions a young teenager brought up in the Amish faith...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Devil's Playground 1583 Words | 5 Pages

  • Rumspringa: A tradition within the Amish community

    �� Rumspringa To be or not to be Amish is one of the most important and difficult decisions a young teenager brought up in the Amish faith...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Devil's Playground 1583 Words | 5 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

  • Getting to Know the Amish

    is a practice called Rumspringa. However, not many people know the real reason behind it. The term Rumspringa derives from the...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Devil's Playground 1619 Words | 4 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

  • Old Order Amish

    Kyle Nickle ANT 135: Pennsylvania German Cultural Traditions Dr. Schlegel 18 November 2010 Rumspringa The old order Amish practice of...

    Amish, Amish school shooting, Mennonite 1233 Words | 3 Pages

  • are you ready for

    the author of the article “Amish Rumspringa and the Quandary of Exit” extrapolates on the subject of Rumspringa. The German...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Hutterite 2300 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

  • 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

  • Devils Playground Film Analysis

    Devil's Playground is a documentary on Amish children in the Rumspringa stage. The movie shows the lives of kids who were debating whether or...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Devil's Playground 1192 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Devils Playground

    the "outside." A short term traditional Amish event called "Rumspringa" ("running around") gives Amish adolescents a chance to live life on the...

    Amish, Devil's Playground, Genetics 859 Words | 3 Pages

  • anthropology

    during the interview were; What do those inside the Amish community think of people who live outside their culture?, What do you think of technology?, Is...

    Amish, Amish school shooting, Culture 1525 Words | 5 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

  • 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

  • Healthcare System and the Amish

    between members of the Amish community are held to a high standard of moral and social regard, and everyone within the society is expected to behave as so....

    Amish, Christendom, Personal life 1356 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Life of Amish

    edu/amishstudies/Government.asp) On cable television there is a show on TLC called “Amish Out Of Order.” It is about young Amish boys more so than girls....

    Amish, Amish furniture, Excommunication 2182 Words | 6 Pages

  • amish

    the outside world, in a period referred to as rumspringa, Pennsylvania Deutsch for "running around." They are still bound by the beliefs and...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Jakob Ammann 1487 Words | 4 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

  • 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

  • The Amish Family

    and spend time with other kids. They play sports and run like others do. When children turn sixteen years old, they can start dating. They both girl and...

    2008 albums, Amish, Devil's Playground 665 Words | 2 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

  • Amish Culture

    John A. Hostetler, who was born into an Amish family, and was then considered the foremost academic authority on the Amish”. When Amish children reach the...

    Amish, Amish Mennonite, Anabaptist 3450 Words | 9 Pages

  • Witness Notes

    film? 3. Find out what you can about Amish people living in Ireland. 4. Do you know of other religious sects in this country? Find out about their...

    Academy Award for Best Picture, Amish, Cinema of Australia 7535 Words | 15 Pages

  • Rumspringa

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

    419 Words | 2 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

  • Living Amish

    beliefs. The Amish idealize god as their number one in life. Women cover themselves appropriately, not to the extent of a Muslim woman, but the Amish women...

    1023 Words | 3 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

    don’t take photographs as this would be a display of vanity and pride as they claim it would be in violation of the second commandment according to the book...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Catholic Church 2008 Words | 6 Pages

  • Amish

    you, also, might have owned a car in the past, before you joined the church and were yoked to the Ordnung. Rumspringa According to your Amish...

    1145 Words | 3 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

  • 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

  • The Amish

    encouraged to venture off into the English world. During this critical period they need to make a decision of whether they want to stay in their communities...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Devil's Playground 972 Words | 2 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

  • The Amish

    understand and learn what the Amish can offer. Amish believe in adult baptism instead of an infant baptism. Even though all children are brought up in...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Baptism 1507 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Amish

    practiced today and requires the Amish to turn their backs on their own children if they leave the church after being baptized. Those who repent of their...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Mennonite 1495 Words | 4 Pages

  • Reality telivision

    downgrade and corrupt their viewers, there are some shows that actually are beneficial for people who want a good influence. PBS is known for having one...

    America's Next Top Model, American Idol, MTV 435 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

    within that characterizes the leadership as being primarily male dominated with a steady tradition of female subordination. There is also mention of the...

    Amish, Anabaptist, Culture 1981 Words | 7 Pages

  • home

    technology through out the day can pose as a very key difference in comparing the lifestyles of the teens living in these different worlds. The ability to...

    642 Words | 2 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

  • 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

  • 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 Amish

    unmarried woman as a teacher. Baptism is required for marriage, they can only marry within their faith, and members who refuse to live by these rules become...

    Amish, Amish Mennonite, Anabaptist 1871 Words | 6 Pages

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