The s and the Spread of the Automobile The s and the Spread of the Automobile Uploaded by spootyhead on Apr 18, The s and the Spread of the Automobile Although automobiles were developed before the s, this is when the automobiles created a revolution in US life. Almost every American during the nineteen twenties thought driving a car was exciting, and they eagerly listened to the radio to see if any new speeds were broken for that day.
As the Amish faced innovations of the twentieth century, they grappled with what to allow and what to forbid. The Beachy Amish-Mennonites were those Automobiles in the 1920s essay, a minority at the time, that were more though not entirely open to modern innovations like the telephone, automobile, farm tractor, and electricity, though not radio or television.
Inthe Amish community in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, with members in both Pennsylvania and Maryland, built four meetinghouses, two in Maryland and two in Pennsylvania. Many Amish do not have meetinghouses. Services were held in rotation in these four meetinghouses.
In the mid s, the more progressive group in Maryland wanted to have Sunday school, a Protestant phenomenon today rejected by the most Old Order Amish. Between anda separation took place between the Maryland and Pennsylvania groups. This division gave rise to a question facing many Old Order Amish across the country at this time: Joseph Witmer, a visiting Amish bishop, assisted the Pennsylvania group.
When Moses D Yoder was ordained bishop inWitmer relinquished oversight, as is common practice. Moses D Yoder felt the strict shunning should be implemented, and his congregation agreed to support him at that time.
InMoses Beachy was ordained to the position of minister. InMoses Yoder was old enough that he accepted the position of inactive bishop. An ordination to replace Moses Yoder was held and the lot fell on Moses Beachy. Beachy did not agree with the strong shunning.
However, he also wanted to have peace within the congregation.
Sometime in the early to mid s, John D Yoder, a member of the local Amish church, inquired about whether he would have to shun those who went to the Amish-Mennonite church. When informed that he must, he also joined the Maryland church. However, Moses Beachy refused to instate the shunning since there was no longer unanimous agreement on the strict shunning.
Tension increased between Beachy and the three Yoders, as well as among members. Communion was not held in the fall ofa sign of lingering difficulties. In springMoses Beachy pushed for communion despite ongoing disagreements.
In late June, the Yoder group announced the next service's meeting place at a different location than what Moses Beachy announced.
Thus, on June 26,the Yoder group withdrew from the Moses Beachy group and the division was complete. The Moses Beachy group continued to alternate usage of meetinghouses with the Old Order Amish, and the two groups cooperated well in the years thereafter.
Stoltzfus' group had divided with the Amish over the strict shunning and telephones. When Stoltzfus and Beachy met, the Lancaster church had also just allowed automobiles.
The two churches maintained close contacts, though official fellowship was not established until about a decade later, at that point a merely ceremonial act. These churches were Amish-Mennonite, but not as progressive as earlier Amish-Mennonite churches, such as the one established in Maryland.
The s marked a time when many new Amish-Mennonite congregations formed over issues of modern conveniences. Calvary Bible School for young adults and the monthly periodical, Calvary Messenger, were both started in These programs and institutions provided focal points around which the formerly loosely organized constituency could concentrate their energy, connect with people in other states, and forge a common vision.
Yet, the new evangelical theology, with its emphasis on personalizing many aspects of faith, and access to greater technology, which gives one greater control over his environment, information, and mobility, tended to have an individualizing effect on the Beachy Amish-Mennonites that would challenge the primacy of church community so highly valued among the Old Order Amish.
The primacy of church community is also largely responsible for enabling plain churches like the Amish to maintain a distinct set of Christian practices across multiple generations.
Thus, from the s on, the Beachy Amish-Mennonites have grappled with where to draw the line on numerous issues. In the s, Beachy Amish-Mennonite leaders took steps to try to tackle concerns over eventual assimilation.
A bishop committee was formed to investigate and propose action.
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The committee proposed a constitution outlining minimum guidelines for church membership in the constituency, but a minority of progressive churches blocked its adoption.
The Beachy Amish-Mennonite ministers did succeed in adopting a statement against radio and television in the late s. Implementing revisions in individual institutions were more successful.
To address concerns about young adult religious deviance, Youth Fellowship Meetings were subdivided into regional groups to attempt to limit size of the meetings so hosts can keep better control.
Meetings of several hundred attendees were reduced to under A screening process for admission into Calvary Bible School was enacted. Nevertheless, these actions were not enough for some. The relatively loose structure of the Beachy Amish-Mennonite affiliation permitted several clusters of congregations to start working more closely together.Essay; Primary Sources Dupont Chassis Photographs (c) and Auto Repair Catalog () Rise of the Automobile.
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