Why do Amish men have to wear hats and women have to have their hair covered?
Amish men wear hats for the practicality and because it is their custom. The females must have their heads covered out of respect to God and to their husbands. Even very young girls must have their heads covered, and they do not cut their hair. Q: Do Amish couples marry for love, or are their marriages prearranged? A: Amish marriages are not prearranged. The young couple usually grows up in the same community and the families know each other. The dating often starts at Sunday singings or other social events, When the couple starts dating, they are seriously looking at each other as potential life-long mates. They don’t d o a lot of random dating as do English youth. Q: What are the range of Amish stances on using battery and or solar-powered devices? A: The Amish appear to accept most battery and solar powered equipment. Q: Just how do the Amish communicate without all the modern technology the “English” are accustomed to using? A: Well, telephones do exist in the Amish communities. Mo