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Seeds of the kingdom : utopian communities in the Americas

Author: Anna Lisa Peterson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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This is a study of the experiences of two very different communities: former refugees in the mountains of El Salvador and Amish farmers in the Midwestern US. They both aim to embody the reign of God on earth, but from different perspectives. Both practical and ideological commonalities are described.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Peterson, Anna Lisa, 1963-
Seeds of the kingdom.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005004300
(OCoLC)57749589
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Lisa Peterson
ISBN: 142373503X 9781423735038 0195183339 9780195183337
OCLC Number: 62323469
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 181 pages)
Contents: Residence on earth --
Farm, land, church : Anabaptist agriculture and community --
Promised land : progressive Catholic agrarians in Latin America --
Nature --
Community --
Utopia.
Responsibility: Anna L. Peterson.
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Reflects on the experiences of two very different communities, one inhabited by impoverished former refugees in the mountains of El Salvador and the other by Amish farmers in the Midwestern US. This  Read more...

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To some, 'utopian' means 'impossible.' To others, 'visionary.' This fascinating book will help you make up your mind. Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature

 
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