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Spiritual and visionary communities : out to save the world

Author: Timothy Miller
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate, ©2013.
Series: Ashgate inform series on minority religions and spiritual movements
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Miller
ISBN: 9781409439028 140943902X 9781409439035 1409439038 9781409439042 1409439046 9781472400680 1472400682
OCLC Number: 816272198
Notes: Erscheint: Februar 2013.
Includes index.
Description: Seiten cm.
Contents: 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 liberte in the laicite, Susan J. Palmer; Henpecked to heaven? My life in a Brahma Kumaris retreat center, Neville Hodgkinson; Realising 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: the cultural developments of the 12 Tribes community, Torang Asadi; The Family International: the evolution of a communal society, Clare 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 system, H.C. Lazebnik; Communes and kibbutzim: towards a comparison, Henry Near; Select bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Ashgate inform series on minority religions and spiritual movements
Responsibility: edited by Timothy Miller.

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