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Another Life Is Possible: Insights from 100 Years of Life Together

Another Life Is Possible: Insights from 100 Years of Life Together


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A stunning photo essay paired with 100 stories of members gives a rare glimpse into the Bruderhof, a Christian community that has stood the test of time.

Yes, it is possible to create a society where there are no rich or poor,
where children and elderly are welcome, where no one lives in isolation. Meet 100 individuals from diverse backgrounds who ventured everything to build a life together where everyone belongs and each can contribute, pooling their income, possessions, talents, and energy.

As the community marks its first 100 years, the people in this book tell why they have chosen this radical way of life and share insights gleaned along the way. Their stories represent a cross section of the Bruderhof as an international and intergenerational community. With photography by British photojournalist Danny Burrows, this book celebrates what is possible when people take a leap of faith. It will inspire anyone working to build a more just, peaceful, and sustainable future.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874863161
Publisher: Plough Publishing House, The
Publication date: 09/15/2020
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Clare Stober is Creative Director at Plough Publishing.

Danny Burrows is a professional photographer and journalist whose work has appeared in GQ, Time Out, and the Guardian.

Table of Contents

1. What Money Can’t Buy
2. Working for a Purpose
3. Looking for Freedom
4. Fighting Injustice and Inequality
5. Finding and Sharing Faith
6. What about Technology?
7. In Defense of Children
8. Illness, Old Age, and Death
9. Seeking and Making Peace
10. From Isolation to Community

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