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Forging Ploughshare Garden
Forging Ploughshare Garden
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Moberly, MO, US
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Cool Temperate

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Forging Ploughshare Garden

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Rural, Residential, Intentional Communities, Community, Demonstration

Project Summary

Forging Ploughshare is a Christian non-profit advocating for a peaceable kingdom on earth. The goal of the garden is to build community and implement the ethical aspects of the Christian faith. To qualify Christian, we are mixed Christian faith community that emphasizes a non-evangelical non-Reformed Christianity. What I mean by that is we take up theology from people like Barth, Bonhoeffer, Hauerwas, and etc. along with applying philosophical techniques from the likes of Heidegger, Derrida and etc. to deconstruct Protestantism. In deconstructing Protestantism, we can cognitively understand how our faith was systematized and how our faith can be re-constructed so that it aligns more with what Scripture, and possibly Church tradition since the AD 1, teaches. An example of this outworking is the recognition of how religion and nationalism are equated. This equation marks a confusion between religion and nationalism that can potentially lead to something dangerous. This confusion is seen in Nazi Germany when the Lutheran church, a state organization, supported Hitler's Nazi regime. One of our focus is to understand our faith so that such confusion between religion and etc. will not take place leading Christians to support violence and evil.

Project Description

Food garden


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Strawberries Came In

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Seeds Coming In

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