Communal Societies, Vol. 21, 2001

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Communal Societies, Vol. 21


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  • MARTHA BRADLEY, Building Community: The Fundamentalist Mormon Concept of Space, 1
  • DONALD DURNBAUGH, “A Pleasent & Peaceful Village”: Mid-Nineteenth-Century Letters Relating to the Economy, Snow Hill, and Ephrata Societies, 21
  • PETER VOGT, “Ehereligion”: The Moravian Theory and Practice of Marriage as Point of Contention in the Conflict between Ephrata and Bethlehem, 37
  • JEFFREY BACH, Ephrata and Moravian Relations: The View from Ephrata, 49
  • DALE GILBERT JARVIS, The Moravian Dead Houses of Labrador, Canada, 61
  • WILLIAM L. SMITH, Families in Contemporary Intentional Communities: Diversity and Purpose, 79
  • DIEDRE HUGHES, The World of Poor Eve: Re-defining Women’s Roles in Nineteenth Century Utopian Communities, 95


  • ROBERT RHODES, The Road of No Return: Notes on a Spiritual Journey, 105
  • MA JAYA SATI BHAGAVATI, “Teach All Ways, For All Ways Are Mine,” 117


  • DEBORAH ALTUS, I”Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati-Sharing the Heart: A Guide to Caregiving, by Java Communications, Inc., 123
  • DEBORAH ALTUS, “Shared Lives, Personal Journeys. The Spirit of Camphill Soltane,” by Camphill Soltane, 12
  • MICHAEL S. CUMMINGS, The Gayndah Communes: From Aborigines and Squatters through Communes to Rural Depopulation in the Gayndah Area, by Bill Metcalf, 127
  • DAVID ELLER, Brethren Society: The Cultural Transformation of a “Peculiar People” by Carl F. Bowman Fruit of the Vine: A History of the Brethren, 1708-1995, by Donald F. Durnbaugh, 130
  • SUSAN MATARESE, Radical Religion in America: Millenarian Movements from the Far Right to the Children of Noah, by Jeffrey Kaplan, 135
  • R. LYN RAINARD, The Quest for Utopia in Twentieth-Century America: Volume 1: 1900-1960, by Timothy Miller, 138
  • DOROTHY SCHWEIDER, The Amish on the Iowa Prairie, 1840 to 1910, by Steven D. Reschley, 140
  • MAX E. STANTON, The Hutterites: Lives and Images of a Communal People, by Samuel Hofer, 142


The journal cover shows five members of the Love Israel family performing at the University Street Fair in Seattle, Washington, circa 1970. Love Israel is the man on the far right. Photograph by Barbara Bruch, Sev Shoon Arts Center, Seattle, Washington.