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What do the Amish believe?

The Amish are a Christian denomination that subscribes to the teachings of Jacob Ammann. The Amish intentionally live simple lifestyles, which is reflected in their lack of belief in individualism; the way they dress, prepare their meals, and refuse modern technology is based on their belief to serve God without temptation or pride.
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The Argument

Amish people believe it is essential to stay separate from the world, based on a line in scripture.[1] They believe in putting God and community ahead of the individual - a life of goodness rather than a life of intellect. They see life as a spiritual activity and salvation is achieved by grace through faith in Christ - a free gift bestowed by God to all who are repentant of their sins, are born again, and walk in newness of life.[1] Amish believe that the community is at the heart of their life and faith, and that the way to salvation is to live as a loving community apart from the world. Individualism is avoided. The Amish stress simplicity and humility. They avoid anything associated with self-exaltation, pride of position or enjoyment of power.

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