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The Amish within the Period of Rumspringa
Faculty of Education. Department of English Language and Literature. The Amish within the Period of Rumspringa.
Grand Opening – Lancaster Beer & Wine Gallery
feature the Mount Hope Wine Gallery, the brand new Rumspringa Brewing Company and The Barn Cafe.
of experimentation and exposure to the “world” during Rumspringa (which is discussed below).
When Amish teens turn 16, they enter Rumspringa, a time when they are released from Amish rules and restrictions.
Book Club Questions for Shadows of Lancaster County 1. This novel
Before reading this book, had you ever heard of the Amish tradition of rumspringa ,.

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Sat., Aug. 27: Canon Blue brings 'Rumspringa' sounds to the Basement
Nashville-based art-popper Daniel James (aka Canon Blue) has spent his summer opening for 2011 rock sensations Foster the People, and his new album, Rumspringa, was inspired by other global-trotting travels with Danish experimental rockers Efterklang.
Review: Canon Blue – Rumspringa
The closest thing that comes to mind for Canon Blue's Rumspringa is, “what Sufjan Stevens would sound like if he followed through with his switch to dance music less convincingly”. This sounds negative, but it's not.
Canon Blue, Rumspringa; Hear 'A Native (Madison)' [Review + Fresh Track]
Review: Canon Blue - Rumspringa
Nashville musician Daniel James' first album as Canon Blue, Rumspringa, is both instrumentally and lyrically strong. The album benefits highly from James' collaboration with Denmark band Efterklang, as well as Amiina, the string quartet for Sigur Ros.
Ready for a Ride? Take the Rumspringa!
Ready for a ride? This band will take you there. Start from the beginning: Track one: 'Chicago' - you get there fast, do a lot when you're there, and instead of losing, you gain more energy for the rest of your journey through the album.

Suggested Web Resources

Rumspringa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RUMSPRINGA | Free Music, Tour Dates, Photos, Videos
RUMSPRINGA's official profile including the latest music, albums, songs, music videos and more updates.
Rumspringa: Amish Teens Venture into Modern Vices : NPR
Jun 7, 2006 When Amish children turn 16, the rules change. They're encouraged to experiment and explore.
Rumspringa - Elizabethtown College
In many communities, Rumspringa is a period when some Amish youth, boys more than girls, experience greater freedom.
What is Rumspringa?
May 29, 2011 Rumspringa is a term for Amish teenagers' period of experimentation and freedom from religious rules. During rumspringa, Amish...

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