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Seeds of the KingdomUtopian Communities in the Americas$
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Anna L. Peterson

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195183337

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195183339.001.0001

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Seeds of the Kingdom

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This chapter looks at the extent to which the Salvadorans and Amish settlements have achieved social justice, protection for vulnerable groups, and democratic institutions and processes in their communities. It analyzes and compares the distinctive contributions of Anabaptist and progressive Catholic theology to these issues. Particular attention is given to the religious dimensions of social movements and other mechanisms for seeking political change, and to the interactions between religious ethics and the actual practices of religious communities.

Keywords:   Amish, community, El Salvador, democratization, religious ethics, social movements

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