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Clarence Jordan Turning Dreams into Deeds by Henlee H. Barnette

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Published by Stroud & Hall Publishers .
Written in English


  • Religion,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Religious,
  • Koinonia Farm,
  • Jordan, Clarence

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8680148M
ISBN 101880837005
ISBN 109781880837009

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[Cotton Patch Gospel: Luke and Acts: Volume 2] [Author: Jordan, Clarence] [April, ] by Clarence Jordan Paperback. Clarence Jordan was a strange phenomenon in the history of North American Christianity. Hewn from the massive Baptist denomination, known primarily for its conformity to culture, Clarence stressed the anti-cultural, the Christ-transcending and the Christ-transforming, aspects of the gospel. He was an authentic product of the Bible Belt, of the rural, agrarian heartland, of the people’s. 5 quotes from Clarence Jordan: 'The measure of a Christian is not in the height of his grasp but in the depth of his love', 'Faith is not belief in spite of evidence but a life in scorn of the consequences.', and 'God is not a celestial prison warden jangling the keys on a bunch of lifers--he's a shepherd seeking for sheep, a woman searching for coins, a father waiting for his son.'. Interesting book into the life of Clarence Jordan. A biography, lectures and some letters give the reader insight into this man and his Cotton Patch Gospel and Koinonia Farm. 4/5.

Clarence lived to see the first house almost completed. On Octo , at the age of 57, he died. Millard was unable to convince the coroner or county medical examiner to come to the farm to pronounce Clarence dead: “Even in death, Clarence Jordan was rejected by the high and mighty, by those in authority, in the area in which he lived. Clarence Jordan was born on Sunday, Ap and passed away on Thursday, Ma Clarence Jordan was a resident of Ohio at the time of passing. Guest BookBorn:   Fruits of the Cotton Patch: The Clarence Jordan In honor of what would have been Clarence Jordan's one hundredth birthday and the seventieth anniversary of Koinonia Farm, the first Clarence Jordan Symposium convened in historic Sumter County, Georgia, in , gathering theologians, historians, actors, and activists in civil Brand: Smyth & Helwys Publishing Incorporated. View the profiles of people named Clarence Jordan. Join Facebook to connect with Clarence Jordan and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power.

The early letters, largely from Clarence Jordan to his mother, are most revealing as to the character of the man. The many clippings and printed materials about Clarence Jordan and Koinonia also give insight into the community life, and the programs indicate the wide demand for Dr. Jordan as a speaker. Providing books and gifts for faith exploration and spiritual growth.   A quirky, smart, smart-alecky farmer-preacher named Clarence Jordan. Clarence grew up Baptist – and as a child proved to be one of those souls with a natural sensitivity to hypocrisy. After singing “Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in his sight,” he wondered why black children were dressed so : James C. Howell. The Cotton Patch Gospel by Koinonia Farm founder Clarence Jordan, recasts the stories of Jesus and the letters of Paul and Peter into the language and culture of the midth century South. Born out of the Civil Rights struggle, these now classic paraphrases of much of the New Testament bring the far-away places of Scripture closer to home: Gainsville, Selma, Birmingham, Atlanta, Washington, D.C.3/5(1).