Hanna Kienzler’s new book about Hutterite women offers a treasure trove of information about their contributions to the stability and longevity of their society. Her work is interesting to read and it makes many interesting contributions to Hutterite scholarship. Two basic questions form the backbone of the work: (1) at the individual, community, and national […]

The Hutterites have thrived as a highly successful, long-lasting communal society because of several major characteristics, such as the way they limit the size of their individual communes. Hanna Kienzler, in the current issue of Anthropos, analyzes the factors that promote the longevity of the Hutterite communal society, which she compares with the paradigms for […]