Issue 169


Intentional Communities: Something Old, Something New

Posted on February 1, 2016 by
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Intentional communities—people gathering to share life together, to discover meaning, and to have an impact beyond themselves—have been part of the human landscape for centuries. Many predate Christianity. Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism have all had communal aspects which many have chosen. Sufism (Islam), Protestantism, Anglicism, and Catholicism have had and continue to have thriving communities… Read More


Offerings to the Land

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Befriend the land where you are, and you will never be lonely.


The Unexpected Journey

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A three-month living/learning seminar in alternative communities still resonates three decades later.


Getting to Community and Life after Community: Collectivism vs. Individuality

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Togetherness and solitude, action and reflection—our lives give us times for each.


An Evolving Movement

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The FIC’s new Executive Director reflects on his and the organization’s converging paths.


Finding Community Outside of “Community”

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Myriad groups and connections on “the outside” don’t call themselves intentional—but sometimes are.


Three Kinds of Community—Three Kinds of Experience and Learning

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Whether with refugees, in the inner city, or in intentional groups, community holds life-long lessons.


Many Faces

Posted on November 26, 2015 by
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Our new issue, supported by High Wind Association, explores the many forms community can take.


The Many Faces of Community, #169 Contents

Posted on November 24, 2015 by
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Community can take many forms other than “intentional.” In our Winter issue, veterans of the High Wind Association network and others share their experiences exploring and cultivating community both within and outside of intentional community settings.