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The Spirituality of Community Life is a deeply personal analysis of community life and its importance in helping people develop to their full potential. Dr. Ron McDonald, a pastoral counselor, examines the dynamics of community life from the perspective of the participant in a variety of settings, including the classroom, sports teams, church groups, recreational groups, and the workplace. This unique book presents alternatives to a culture that creates competition, separation, and insecurity, focusing instead on communities that encourage civility, understanding, compromise, and altruism.
The Spirituality of Community Life analyzes the need for community life and the obstacles to it found in American culture, where money and power rule and people 3conform to stay out of trouble. The book presents insights into the importance and manner of building communities instead of efficient organizations that are fueled by crisis. Topics examined include growth and size as mistaken ideals, early Christian community life, the "What Would Jesus Do?" phenomenon, the spiritual disease caused by fighting enemies, the place of art and dance in community life, and leadership.
The Spirituality of Community Life looks at a variety of communities, including:
- hikers on the Appalachian Trail
- a college track and country team
- a seminary course on the Gospel of Mark
- a church health center
- a traditional Quaker meeting
- an open education elementary school
- a championship basketball team
- an annual meeting of pastoral counselors
Number of Pages: 146
Vendor: Haworth Pastoral Press
Publication Date: 2006
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 6 (inches)|
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 06/03/15.
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