Index

A

accomplishment, collective, 97

activities/associations within community, 25

acts of community

building a better world, 28–29

building community, 39–41

caring for one another, 26, 27–28

enjoying/spending time together, 27

gaining energy from, 135

sharing our story, 26–27

Africa, 44

aggression, 15

altruism

collective, 63, 65–66, 97–98, 102–103, 125

healthy community for, 60–61

Anabaptists, 32

anxiety, 58. See also fear(s)

associations, community by, 50

B

barriers to neighborliness, 113–114

belonging, 28, 35–37, 56–57, 62

definition of community as, 57–58

enjoying each other for, 64

to family, 56

lack of, 105–106

mutual acts of caring, 125

need for, 83

sense of, 76

benefits of community, 5

shaping of identity, 85

sharing stories as, 84

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