Tim Miller teaches in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Kansas and is a historian of American intentional communities. His books include The Quest for Utopia in Twentieth-Century America and The 60s Communes: Hippies and Beyond, both published by Syracuse University Press, and The Encyclopedic Guide to American Intentional Communities, published in 2013 by Richard Couper Press.
Articles by Tim Miller
Shared ownership—including of real estate—has many practical benefits.
How Religion Figures In
If we are truly committed to diversity, we need to stop labeling people who hold religious ideas unlike our own as “cultists,” and start practicing the tolerance we preach.
If you haven’t heard of hollow earth theory, zig-zag-and-swirl, B-FICs, or
bathing bans, you’ve missed out on some of the more distinctive contributions
of communal spirituality.
Why a World That Wants and Needs Community Doesn't Get It
Despite widespread desire for community, structural and cultural obstacles to intentional community in the modern world loom large.