Marriage tradition in Amish
...Amish isolate themselves from mainstream society, rejecting social security, public education, technology and automobiles (Boeree, n.d.). Separation of the State and church, a literal interpretation of the Bible, non-violence, separation from the world, distinct appearance and clothing, and strict adherence to the ‘Ordnung,’ or oral tradition of rules, are characteristic, unique Amish beliefs (Robinson, 2005). Devotion to community and family... , and the ability of the wife to contribute to the family finances. According to the patriarchal order of Amish society, unmarried girls continue to live under the father’s authority (Robinson, 2005). The gender roles...