Communities Magazine — Summer 2013
Community Wisdom for Everyday Life
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Community Wisdom for Everyday Life—Issue #159
Our new Communities issue on Community Wisdom for Everyday Life is proving to be one of our most popular issues. If you haven't seen it yet, get a copy by subscribing or ordering a sample now!
Our Summer 2013 issue focuses on Community Wisdom for Everyday Life. We learn from current and ex-communitarians what lessons they have learned in intentional community that are applicable to life in the wider world, and also what wisdom intentional communities can glean from the larger society. Contributors discuss how to cultivate community-orientation in diverse settings, and we also continue our "Busting the Myth" decision-making series. Please join us!
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Articles Featured Online. The following articles from our new issue have been posted at communities.ic.org
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- Publisher’s Note: Crossing the Red Sea by Laird Schaub
- Notes from the Editor: Community Wisdom for Everyday Life by Chris Roth
- Wisdom from Within, Wisdom from Without by Karin Iona Sundberg
- Seeking Community: A Conversation to Shape Our Future by Paul Born
- Being Human by Joyce Hollyday
- Losing Community, Finding Community: Will Winterfeld’s Story by Paul Born
- Fostering Vulnerability by Eli Winterfeld
- Bringing Home Lessons from Community Living by Melanie Rios
- New Culture Perspectives for Everyday Life by Sarah Taub with Michael Rios
- Sharing Community Wisdom by Dianne G. Brause
- Yes, Wealthy People Want to Live in Community in Sustainable Ways Too! by Jennifer Ladd
- Cultivating the Neighbourhood by Nina Bailey-Dick
- Humaneitarians Unite by Caroline Abels
- Eat Like You Give a Damn: A Shibboleth from Seattle by Laird Schaub
- “Dreeeeeem On!”: The Re-Education of a Nonprofit Seeking to Build Community by Danielle Phoenix
- Jump on the Wisdom Train by Colin Doyle
- Mount Madonna’s Wisdom for Everyday Life by Ward Mailliard with Avi Kruley, Brajesh Friedberg, Dayanand Diffenbaugh, Iris Kachuck, Ratna Jenna Sturz, Savita Kay Brownfield, and Stephanie Conway
- Community Archiving: Denison University Homestead by Joshua Finnell
- Picking Fights for Peace by Janna Payne
- Saying Goodbye to Consensus-with-Unanimity in European Communities; Busting the Myth that Consensus-with-Unanimity Is Good for Communities, Part IV by Diana Leafe Christian
- Review—The Intentional Christian Community Handbook by Nancy Roth
- Review—The Encyclopedic Guide to American Intentional Communities by Chris Roth
- Review—The Rhythm of Rutledge by Chris Roth
- Creating Cooperative Culture: Finding Community, Producing Durability—Learning from the rhythms of Rutledge by the Last Volunteer
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