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December 2015

Jubilee Dialogue #4

December 3, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Clifton Mosque, 3668 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220 United States
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Join this challenging and inspiring discussion about our relationship to debt.

With Rev Troy Jackson, director of The AMOS Project and Dr. Waleed El-Ansary, University Chair of Islamic Studies, Theology at Xavier University


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February 2016

Neighbors As Citizens Making Democracy Work Conversation with David Mathews

February 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

John, Peter and their special guest, Kettering Foundation president and CEO David Mathews, will talk for about a half hour about the role of citizens in making democracy work as it should. For more than three decades, David has led the Foundation’s work with communities and institutions who are trying to solve local problems. Kettering’s primary research question is, what does it take to make democracy work as it should? KF’s research is distinctive because it is conducted from the perspective of citizens and…

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Story Expert Webinar w/ Peter Block

February 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm

Community as a Narrative Act: with Best-Selling author Peter Block Free Webinar on February 17 @ 1pm EST more information and reserve your spot

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Live Online Radio Program w/ Peter Block

February 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Gaining Clarity, with Jennifer Powell. The topic is: Community Transformation: Restoring the Commons. http://bbmglobalnetwork.com/Schedule/ Dial in: 855 856 1380.

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March 2016

Conversation with John, Peter and Walter

March 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm

Tuesday, March 8 at 1:00 pm Eastern ~ Free online/dial-up conversation Walter Brueggemann, John McKnight, and Peter Block will discuss their new book, An Other Kingdom: Departing the Consumer Culture. They will be interviewed by Peter Pula and Michelle Strutzenberger of Axiom News. More info and how to join the online conversation at abundantcommunity.com

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Abundant Community Edmonton – A Tamarack Webinar

March 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

Date: Wednesday March 23, 2016 Time:  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST Speakers: Howard Lawrence & Anne Harvey Abundant Community Edmonton (ACE) is part of a large movement that is neighbourhood focused, citizen centered and gift based. It advances household connection and belonging within each block/cul-de-sac/building floor and within the neighbourhood as a whole. It helps to shape neighbourhood life according to residents’ vision for their neighbourhood, and facilitates neighbourliness by linking residents to groups, both existing and newly formed. This thoughtful initiative…

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April 2016

An Other Kingdom – A Tamarack Webinar

April 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: John McKnight, Peter Block and Walter Brueggemann Our seduction into beliefs in competition, scarcity, and acquisition is producing too many casualties. An Other Kingdom provides a new narrative, a shift in our thinking and speaking, to take us out of a culture of addictive consumption into a place where contract is replaced by covenant, consumption is replaced by neighbourliness, and our time is reclaimed as our own. Please join authors Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann, and John McKnight for an intimate…

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May 2016

Conspire Gathering

May 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - May 5, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
North Church, 4222 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45223 United States
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Conspire Gathering 2016

Peter Block and John McKnight join leading thinkers at the Conspire Gathering in Cincinnati. We’ve become convinced a conspiracy is needed. We want to subvert the small story of church competition and awaken our collective imagination for how we join in God’s renewing/restoring/reconciling work happening in neighborhoods all around us. We’re gathering to conspire together. Join us alongside dozens of leading practitioners and thinkers in a highly interactive convening of fresh insight, grounded stories, and facilitated conversation for how to…

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August 2016

Peter Block: Creating a Compassionate Economy

August 31, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
ZingTrain’s Training Space, 3728 Plaza Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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A VERY SPECIAL SESSION : August 31, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM From ZingTrain.com: "The ZingTrain Speaker Series is a suite of thought-provoking presentations featuring experts sharing their wisdom on various aspects of the business world. Peter Block has deeply influenced the way we work at Zingerman's. His ideas on Stewardship and Leadership have changed the very core of how we work. It is with much excitement (and no small measure of nerdish glee) that we welcome Peter for a…

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December 2016

Jubilee and the Consumer Economy – Community Forum

December 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Downtown Cincinnati Public Library, 800 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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The Economics of Compassion Initiative will host a free Community Forum and Conversation, “Jubilee and the Consumer Economy”, on December 7, 2016, at 6:00pm with Old Testament Scholar and Theologian, Dr. Walter Brueggeman, and Author of “The Abundant Community”, Peter Block.

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