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Spiritual and visionary communities : out to save the world

Author: Timothy Miller
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate, 2013.
Series: Ashgate Inform series on minority religions and spiritual movements.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spiritual and Visionary Communities provides a balanced introduction to a diverse range of communities worldwide. Focusing on communities which have had little previous academic or public attention, the authors explore a part of contemporary society that is rarely understood. Communities studied include: Israeli kibbutzim, Mandarom, the Twelve Tribes, 'The Farm' and the Camphill movement. Written from a range of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Miller
ISBN: 1409439046 9781409439042
OCLC Number: 828895402
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages).
Contents: Introduction: Persistence over millennia : the perennial presence of intentional communities / Timothy Miller --
Damanhur : sustaining changes in an intentional community / Etta M. Madden --
Mandarom and the limitations on Liberté in the Laïcité / Susan J. Palmer --
Henpecked to heaven? My Life in a Brahma Kumaris Retreat Center / Neville Hodgkinson --
Realizing the Guru's intention : hungry humans and awkward animals in a new Kadampa tradition community / Carol McQuire --
Tamera, a model for the future / Leila Dregger --
Spirituality in the Camphill villages / Jan Martin Bang --
The farm / Albert Bates --
A tradition of innovation and the innovation of tradition / Torang Asadi --
The Family International : the evolution of a communal society / Claire Borowik --
How many arks does it take? / Chris Coates --
Religious communes in America : an overview / Timothy Miller --
The intersection of white-racist communes and the American legal syystem / H.C. Lazebnik --
Communes and Kibbutzim : towards a comparison / Henry Near.
Series Title: Ashgate Inform series on minority religions and spiritual movements.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy Miller.

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