The Common Good
July 2010

More Resources on Intentional Community

by Bob Sabath, Sondra Haaga | July 2010

For more on building Christian community, Bob Sabath and Sondra Shepley suggest the following resources (but Bob cautions, “Books a community doth not make!”).

For more on building Christian community, Bob Sabath and Sondra Shepley suggest the following resources (but Bob cautions, “Books a community doth not make!”).

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Circle of Protection for a Moral Budget

A pledge by church leaders from diverse theological and political beliefs who have come together to form a Circle of Protection around programs that serve the most vulnerable in our nation and around the world.

Grace Matters: A Memoir of Faith, Friendship, and Hope in the Heart of the South, by Chris Rice

Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry, by Ruth Haley Barton

The Wounded Healer by Henri J.M. Nouwen

The Genesee Diary, by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Community and Growth, by Jean Vanier

Do the Right Thing (film), by Spike Lee

The Web site for Richard Rohr’s Center for Action and Contemplation: http://www.cacradicalgrace.org/

The Eight Components of Christian Community Development,” by Dr. Wayne L. Gordon
(a resource of the Christian Community Development Association)

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