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Baptized with the soil : Christian Agrarians and the crusade for rural America

Author: Kevin M Lowe
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the early twentieth century, many Americans were troubled by the way agriculture was becoming increasingly industrial and corporate. Mainline Protestant churches and cooperative organizations began to come together to promote agrarianism: the belief that the health of the nation depended on small rural communities and family farms. In Baptized with the Soil Kevin M. Lowe offers for the first time a comprehensive  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin M Lowe
ISBN: 9780190249458 0190249455
OCLC Number: 906121469
Description: viii, 249 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Putting down roots: the rural church movement and the family farm --
Working together in God's country: training agrarian ministers and missionaries --
Spiritual efficiency: rethinking the rural church experience --
Cultivating the kingdom: the Lord's Acre movement --
The gospel of the soil: soil conservation and environmental stewardship.
Responsibility: Kevin M. Lowe.
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In Baptized with the Soil Kevin M. Lowe offers a history of ecumenical Protestant agrarianism in the United States. He describes how mainline Protestants defended family farms and rural life against  Read more...

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Well-researched and thoughtfully argued, Lowe's work is a valuable addition to twentieth-century American religious historiography. * Adam Sweatman, Religious Studies Review * Kevin Lowe's Baptized Read more...

 
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