By Kevin M. Lowe
Christian agrarians believed that farming used to be the main ethical lifestyle and a method for individuals to serve God through taking good care of the earth that God created. whilst the nice melancholy hit, Christian agrarians labored more durable to maintain small farmers at the land. They shaped alliances with nation universities, cooperative extension prone, and every other's denominations. They experimented with methods of revitalizing rural church life--including new worship prone like Rural lifestyles Sunday, and new suggestions for elevating monetary help just like the Lord's Acre. simply because they believed that the earth was once holy, Christian agrarians additionally turned leaders in selling soil conservation. a long time prior to the environmental circulation, they encouraged an ethic of environmental stewardship of their congregations. they might not were in a position to hinder the unfold of business agribusiness, yet their principles have helped outline major and long-lasting currents in American culture.
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