By Peter Block,Walter Brueggemann,John McKnight
Our seduction into ideals in pageant, shortage, and acquisition are generating too many casualties. we have to go away a country that creates isolation, polarized debate, an exhausted planet, and violence that includes the need to empire. The abbreviation of this empire is termed a client tradition.
We imagine the loose marketplace ideology that surrounds us is correct and inevitable and represents development. we're referred to as to raised adapt, be extra agile, extra lean, extra schooled, extra, extra, extra. supply it up. there is not any such factor as purchaser delight.
We desire a new narrative, a shift in our pondering and talking. An different Kingdom takes us out of a tradition of addictive intake right into a position the place existence is ours to create jointly. This fulfilling means is determined by a neighborly covenant—an contract that we jointly, will larger bring up our youngsters, be fit, be attached, be secure, and supply a livelihood. The neighborly covenant has a distinct language than market-hype. It speaks as an alternative in a sacred tongue.
Authors Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann, and John McKnight invite you on a trip of departure from our buyer industry tradition, with its constellations of empire and regulate. observe an alternate set of ideals that experience the skill to rouse a tradition the place poverty, violence, and shrinking health should not inevitable—a tradition during which the social order produces adequate for all. They ask you to think about this different nation. to take part during this glossy exodus in the direction of a contemporary neighborhood. to evoke its beginnings are throughout us. An different Kingdom outlines this trip to build a destiny outdoors the structures global of solutions.
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An Other Kingdom: Departing the Consumer Culture by Peter Block,Walter Brueggemann,John McKnight