By Ann M. Trousdale,Tracy Newton,Linda Fuller
For Clarence, the Gospel used to be very transparent approximately those matters. furthermore, he believed that Jesus's teachings weren't simply summary rules yet have been intended to be utilized on to way of life. That obtained him into hassle too, specifically between yes church-going humans.
Along the way in which, Clarence turned a innovative farmer, a sought-after preacher, a Greek pupil, an writer, a precursor of the Civil Rights move, and a kinfolk guy. An irrepressible humorousness enlivened some of these features of his existence.
Today, Clarence Jordan is better referred to as the writer of the Cotton Patch Gospels and because the thought for Habitat for Humanity. the tale of the making of this striking guy isn't really so well known. Cotton Patch Rebel tells that tale.
"How I celebrate that kids will now be brought to this awesome guy, Clarence Jordan, and his prophetic witness for racial equality and peace! Ann Trousdale tells his tale in a down-to-earth, but inspiring method, and reminds us the entire distinction one lifestyles could make. i can't wait to percentage copies with the children in my life."
Ann M. Trousdale is an ordained Deacon within the United Methodist Church. She is additionally a retired professor at Louisiana kingdom collage, the place she taught classes in kid's literature and storytelling. She has released generally within the components of kid's literature, the oral interpretation of literature, and kid's spirituality, focusing rather on utilizing literature to help kid's religious lives and non secular realizing. She lives along with her puppy in Louisiana.
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