Other Websites

Amish America is a frequently updated weblog about the Amish and other Anabaptist groups. It includes an online encyclopedia and information by state.

AmishGrace.com provides information about Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy, a book about the Amish school shooting in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, in October 2006.

GAMEO (Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online) is an extensive site containing articles on Amish and other Anabaptist-related groups and topics including history, theology, biography, institutions, and local congregations.

About the site

Amish Studies is an academic website developed by the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College to provide reliable information on Amish life and culture. Designed to assist scholars, students and the general public, the site was developed with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Amish population statistics are updated annually in the summer. Other information is updated periodically.

For more in-depth discussion about the Amish:
The Amish book cover

Authors: Donald Kraybill, Karen Johnson-Weiner, and Steven Nolt (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013; paperback, 2018)

Recent books

In partnership with the Johns Hopkins University Press, the Young Center Books in Anabaptist and Pietist Studies publishes innovative and creative scholarship. The latest volume in the series explores the Amish relationship with the environment:
Nature and the Environment in Amish Life book cover
Authors: David McConnell and Marilyn Loveless (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018)