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America's spiritual utopias : the quest for heaven on earth

Author: David Yount
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an overview of the numerous utopian faith communities in the United States.

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Genre/Form: Church history
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Yount
ISBN: 9780313353482 0313353484
OCLC Number: 190842614
Description: xviii, 166 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The cloister : the keys of the kingdom --
The Puritans : building a city on a hill --
The Quakers : the power of friendly persuasion --
The Amish : return to paradise --
The Shakers : sharing simple gifts --
The Mormons : to the Promised Land --
The Oneida Community : love one another --
The Salvation Army : saving body, soul, and spirit --
The Catholic Worker Movement : the virtue of hospitality --
Today's utopias : a place just right.
Responsibility: David Yount.
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