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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 nation that creates isolation, polarized debate, an exhausted planet, and violence that incorporates the need to empire. The abbreviation of this empire is termed a shopper tradition.

We imagine the unfastened marketplace ideology that surrounds us is right and inevitable and represents development. we're referred to as to higher adapt, be extra agile, extra lean, extra schooled, extra, extra, extra. supply it up. there isn't any such factor as purchaser delight.

We desire a new narrative, a shift in our pondering and conversing. 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 method relies on 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 unique language than market-hype. It speaks in its place in a sacred tongue.

Authors Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann, and John McKnight invite you on a trip of departure from our patron marketplace tradition, with its constellations of empire and regulate. detect another set of ideals that experience the ability to rouse a tradition the place poverty, violence, and shrinking overall healthiness are usually not inevitable—a tradition within which the social order produces adequate for all. They ask you to think about this different country. 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 outdoor the platforms international of solutions.

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