Archives for February 29, 2012

Why I like the Amish

Last evening I watched a three hour documentary on the Amish on Public Television. For the most part it was excellent, although it felt a little like voyeurism. The Amish don't like to be photographed and they obviously were being filmed--often from a great distance. (Some apparently didn't mind appearing on camera. They're not all alike in what they allow.)When I watch something like that I always look for the theological aspects and how well they are represented in the documentary. Too … [Read more...]