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Are there any Amish masons ?

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Topic: Are there any Amish masons ?
Posted By: boing1972
Subject: Are there any Amish masons ?
Date Posted: May/17/2015 at 1:15am
Are there any Amish masons ? Just curious. ...

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brother bell



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Posted By: Adept?
Date Posted: May/17/2015 at 1:41am
That's a good question...and I have no freakin idea... Lol!

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"It is humanity that creates god, and men think that god has made them in his image, because they make him in theirs."


Posted By: droche
Date Posted: May/17/2015 at 7:56am
I don't know for sure but the Amish are an anabaptist sect and I do know that most, if not all anabaptist sects at a minimum discourage membership in organizations like Freemasonry. I am only guessing but my guess is there wouldn't be any practicing Amish members who are Freemasons. 

FYI I was a Quaker for 16 years and that denomination discourages membership in what they perceive are "secret organizations." The Quakers along with the Amish, Mennonites, Church of the Brethren and others are collectiveley known as "peace churches." There are a few Quakers who are Masons but very few. I knew of only one in the local area. When in Canada I attended a Mennonite church (the Amish are an offshoot of the Mennonites) and I knew of no Masons in that Mennonite parish.  



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