Ragan Sutterfield

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Ragan Sutterfield (M.Div. Virginia Theological Seminary) is ordained in the Episcopal Church and serves a parish in his native Arkansas. His writing has appeared in a variety of magazines including The Christian Century, Sojourners, The Oxford American, Men’s Journal, The Englewood Review of Books, Christianity Today and Books & Culture.

Ragan is the author of Wendell Berry and the Given Life (Franciscan Media 2017), This is My Body: From Obesity to Ironman, My Journey into the True Meaning of Flesh, Spirit and Deeper Faith (Convergent/Random House 2015), Cultivating Reality: How the Soil Might Save Us (Cascade 2013), and the small collection of essays Farming as a Spiritual Discipline. He also contributed the opening chapter to the boo
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This Is My Body: From Obesi...

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Farming As A Spiritual Disc...

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Cultivating Reality

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“Humanity might bless earth--if we work with and for creation, if we master our selfishness in service to all our neighbors, if we cultivate wildness as a kind of wealth.”
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