Revisiting `The Farm': From commune to suburb

Baker, J.
October 1987
Christian Century;10/21/87, Vol. 104 Issue 29, p918
Discusses the authors return trip to a Tennessee utopian community known as The Farm which he had visited in 1974. Changes in their way of life; Stephen Gaskin; Loss of innocence.


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