Religion: Embattled Fellowship Farm

Things were quiet at Koinonia Farm last week. Not many tourists stopped at the newly reopened roadside stand on U.S. 19 because all the signs advertising it had been stolen. The people of Americus, Ga. (pop. 12,000) would like to get rid of Koinonia Farm; it is an embarrassment to some, a scandal to others. For it is a Christian experiment in racial equality.

A couple of young ministers from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. Ky. started it in 1942. Clarence Jordan was 30 and specializing in city mission work, and Martin England was 36, taking a refresher course after...

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