A Look Back in History: In defense of humility and ‘Demut’ Plain Dutch living Part I & II

 

Living among both the Amish people of Lancaster County and newer (1949) Colony of Old Order Mennonite Plain People at Kutztown, Berks County, many have admired their “humility” and willingness to live a Christian life in the face of automation and advanced technological ways. Nationally respected for their perseverance, competing with hand tools and actual horse and mule power, their human achievements with limited electrical power are remarkable in our advanced United States civilization. But, most of all, the humility they practice daily in their work ethic among rural Great Valley Pennsylvanians has brought about a desirable Christian attitude that has greatly improved our modern social climate…

Source: A Look Back in History – In defense of humility and ‘Demut’ Plain Dutch living: Part I

See Also: A Look Back in History – In defense of humility and ‘Demut’ Plain Dutch living: Part II

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