By Kevin M. Lowe
Christian agrarians believed that farming used to be the main ethical lifestyle and a method for individuals to serve God by way of taking good care of the earth that God created. whilst the nice melancholy hit, Christian agrarians labored tougher to maintain small farmers at the land. They shaped alliances with kingdom universities, cooperative extension providers, and every other's denominations. They experimented with methods of revitalizing rural church life--including new worship companies like Rural existence Sunday, and new options for elevating monetary aid just like the Lord's Acre. simply because they believed that the earth used to be holy, Christian agrarians additionally turned leaders in selling soil conservation. many years sooner than the environmental circulate, they encouraged an ethic of environmental stewardship of their congregations. they might not were capable of hinder the unfold of commercial agribusiness, yet their rules have helped outline major and long-lasting currents in American culture.
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Baptized with the Soil: Christian Agrarians and the Crusade for Rural America by Kevin M. Lowe