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Understanding the amish and technology

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Understanding the Amish and Technology

The Amish are a Christian religious group who are known for their isolation and rejection of modern technology. Popular culture has shaped our understanding of the Amish community, from the Harrison Ford movie Witness to TLC’s show Breaking Amish. But this lens on the Amish doesn’t show the complexities of their religious culture. Listen to learn more about the Amish and their complicated but thoughtful relationship with technology.

Religion Technology Culture

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National Public Radio © 2013 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 10/02/2013


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