Community: The Structure of Belonging

By: Block, Peter

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We need our neighbors and community to stay healthy, produce jobs, raise our children, and care for those on the margin. Institutions and professional services have reached their limit of their ability to help us.

The consumer society tells us that we are insufficient and that we must purchase what we need from specialists and systems outside the community. We have become consumers and clients, not citizens and neighbors. John McKnight and Peter Block show that we have the capacity to find real and sustainable satisfaction right in our neighborhood and community.

This book reports on voluntary, self-organizing structures that focus on gifts and value hospitality, the welcoming of strangers. It shows how to reweave our social fabric, especially in our neighborhoods. In this way we collectively have enough to create a future that works for all.

Title: Community: The Structure of Belonging

Author Name: Block, Peter

Categories: Discipleship,

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers: September 2009

ISBN Number: 1605092770

ISBN Number 13: 9781605092775

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Seller ID: 338669