By Kevin M. Lowe
Christian agrarians believed that farming was once the main ethical lifestyle and a method for individuals to serve God through caring for the earth that God created. while the nice melancholy hit, Christian agrarians labored more durable to maintain small farmers at the land. They shaped alliances with kingdom universities, cooperative extension companies, and every other's denominations. They experimented with methods of revitalizing rural church life--including new worship companies like Rural lifestyles Sunday, and new ideas for elevating monetary help just like the Lord's Acre. simply because they believed that the earth was once holy, Christian agrarians additionally grew to become leaders in selling soil conservation. many years earlier than the environmental flow, they encouraged an ethic of environmental stewardship of their congregations. they might not were capable of hinder the unfold of business agribusiness, yet their rules have helped outline major and long-lasting currents in American culture.
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