Donella Harriel is still incarcerated for reasons that illustrate the tangled relationship between federal and state jurisdictions on mandatory minimum sentencing.
The success and growing interest in income-sharing communities suggests that at least some Americans can make the leap of faith.
Valerie Tarico is a psychologist. She is the author of Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light. She is also the founder of WisdomCommons.org.