New Harmony in the News

Contemporary New Harmony in Print

“New Harmony Then & Now” book by Darryl Jones and Donald Pitzer, 2011

…a photographic and historic celebration of two of America’s great Utopian communities located in New Harmony, Indiana.”

“Suite Harmonic” a civil war novel by Emily Meier, 2011

Meier offers insight into the lives of New Harmony soldiers during the Civil War, and an excavation of New Harmony town life during the war period. Based on real letters and documents, Suite Harmonic tells the story of actual people- descendants of Harmonists and Owenites, as well as newcomers with their own aspirations.’

“A New Harmony” by Philip Newell, 2011

Written in New Harmony and dedicated to Jane Blaffer Owen,In his previous book, Christ of the Celts,?J. Philip Newell?emphasized the Celtic view of the oneness of creation and humanity as expressed through Christ. In that poetic treatment of the wisdom of Celtic spirituality, Newell pointed the way to a more peaceful, harmonious, integrated Christianity. A New Harmony takes the next step forward in emphasizing the need to overcome divisions and find common ground and to reclaim the best of ancient Christian spirituality and a more holistic, natural way of thinking about faith.’

“Natural Architecture” by Alessandro Rocca

Featuring artist Patrick Dougherty’s installation in New Harmony on the cover, this book explores “artists and architects in Natural Architecture have transformed the act of building into an art form capable of sparking new relationships with nature, landscape, and the environment.

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