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Seeking alternative communities in a globalized world

See also resources indicated under "healing" and "evangelism"


Fraser, Ian M.: Many Cells, One Body. Stories from small Christian communities. Geneva, WCC, 2003, 107 p.

Jamieson, Alan: A Churchless faith. Faith journeys beyond the churches. London, SPCK, 2002, 179 p.
How in a post-modern context, people find or create new communities once they have left their churches. cf. chapters: "Leaver-sensitive churches" and "Searching for a place to belong".

Shanks, Norman: Iona. God’s energy. The spirituality and vision of the Iona community.
London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1999, 230 p.

Wilkes, Paul: Excellent Catholic Parishes. The Guide to Best Places and Practices. New York, Paulist Press, 2001, 255 p.
Case studies/descriptions and lessons to learn: which communities respond to people's needs in the contemporary USA.