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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 leave a country that creates isolation, polarized debate, an exhausted planet, and violence that includes the desire to empire. The abbreviation of this empire is termed a shopper tradition.

We imagine the loose industry ideology that surrounds us is right and inevitable and represents development. we're known as to higher adapt, be extra agile, extra lean, extra schooled, extra, extra, extra. supply it up. there isn't any such factor as buyer 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 pleasing manner depends on a neighborly covenant—an contract that we jointly, will higher elevate 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 a substitute in a sacred tongue.

Authors Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann, and John McKnight invite you on a trip of departure from our customer marketplace tradition, with its constellations of empire and regulate. detect another set of ideals that experience the capability to awaken a tradition the place poverty, violence, and shrinking health and wellbeing aren't inevitable—a tradition within which the social order produces adequate for all. They ask you to contemplate this different state. to take part during this sleek exodus in the direction of a latest group. to rouse its beginnings are throughout us. An different Kingdom outlines this trip to build a destiny open air the platforms global of solutions.

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