March 13, 2014 / Theology
How we treat our relationship to the cycle of nutrients—the food that goes into our bodies and leaves it—has more to say about our view of incarnation than do most of our creeds.
Ragan Sutterfield’s work has appeared in a variety of magazines including the Oxford American, Christianity Today, Sojourners, Englewood Review of Books, and Books and Culture. An agrarian with a background in farming, Ragan is the author of Cultivating Reality: How the Soil Might Save Us, the small collection of essays Farming as a Spiritual Discipline, and a contributor to the book Sacred Acts: How Churches Are Working to Protect the Earth’s Climate. He blogs regularly at the Word + Flesh blog on patheos.com. Sutterfield is currently a postulant for holy orders in the Episcopal Church and a student in the MDiv program at Virginia Theological Seminary.