The Amish

Guests: Donald Kraybill Provost of Messiah College, Grantham, PA Professor of Sociology and Anabaptist-Pietist Studies, Messiah College Steven Nolt Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Notre Dame University Southbend, IN [specializes in ethnic history, religious history, mennonite and amish) When several young Amish men were arrested recently on drug charges, it caused a public stir. Known for their simple and sheltered lifestyle, even the Amish, it seems, are not immune from one of society's most insidious problems. The arrests have heightened curiosity about this group. Who are the Amish and can they successfully fight the intrusion of modern problems into their communities? Join Ray Suarez and guests for a closer look at the Amish people.



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