Monday, August 8, 2011

Question

I have a question for you readers out there. Many of you are bloggers, and have opinions on matters of faith. I would appreciate it if you would answer this question for me. You can answer in the comments or if you have a longer answer, you can write a blog post. Thank you.
The question is:

What is community?

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

community - 7 dictionary results
com·mu·ni·ty   
[kuh-myoo-ni-tee] Show IPA
–noun, plural -ties.
1.
a social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality, share government, and often have a common cultural and historical heritage.
2.
a locality inhabited by such a group.
3.
a social, religious, occupational, or other group sharing common characteristics or interests and perceived or perceiving itself as distinct in some respect from the larger society within which it exists (usually preceded by the ): the business community; the community of scholars.

co_heir said...

Thanks. Now I know what Webster thinks. I really want to know what you think. A dictionary definition is a cop-out.

Kansas Bob said...

Simply put, I think that community is a word that encapsulates the idea of a mutual sharing of our lives with each other.

co_heir said...

Thanks, Bob.

Rich Wagner said...

Community is the absence of poverty in all it's forms.

co_heir said...

Rich, wow. So very true.

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