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Book Review | The Achievement of Wendell Berry

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By Ragan Sutterfield [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays. This article originally appeared in the online edition of The Englewood Review of Books, … [Read more...]

Quotable Creation Care: Wendell Berry on Real Farming

  Athey was not exactly, or not only, what is called a "landowner." He was the farm's farmer, but also its creature and belonging. He lived its life, and it lived his; he know that, of the two lives, his was meant to be the smaller and the … [Read more...]

Quotable Creation Care: Wendell Berry on Silence and Birdsong

  "Best of any song is bird song in the quiet but first you must have the quiet." Wendell Berry. A Timbered Choir. … [Read more...]

Wendell Berry: Think Little

Wendell Berry writes in his essay, Think Little, of the tendency for Americans, who have, according to him, lost their "private life" to think of change in increments of organizations, rather than actually changing the way they live their own … [Read more...]

Wendell Berry: Community Brings Flourishing

Wendell Berry writes in "Men and Women in Search of Common Ground" of how community can bring trials and suffering, but it is in those very trials that our good hope lies. His says that binding ourselves with the closest relational ties in life … [Read more...]

Wendell Berry, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and the Dangers of a Technological Mindset

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By Matthew Dickerson Flourish magazine, Fall 2010   Genetic engineering in the foods you eat. Advanced surgical equipment. Military weaponry. The Internet and social networking. The stove in your kitchen. Technologies are becoming … [Read more...]

Quotable Creation Care: Sacrament and Desecration from Wendell Berry

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To live, we must daily break the body and shed the blood of creation. … [Read more...]

Ed Brown on Wendell Berry’s “The Gift of Good Land”

Today’s response to Wendell Berry’s essay “The Gift of Good Land” comes from Ed Brown, director of the environmental missions organization Care of Creation. “The Gift of Good Land,” was published 30 years ago, and we reprinted it in … [Read more...]

Allen Johnson on Wendell Berry’s “The Gift of Good Land”

Today’s response to Wendell Berry’s essay “The Gift of Good Land” comes from Allen Johnson, co-founder and coordinator of Christians for the Mountains. “The Gift of Good Land,” was published 30 years ago, and we reprinted it in the … [Read more...]

Dean Ohlman on Wendell Berry’s “The Gift of Good Land”

Today’s response to Wendell Berry’s essay “The Gift of Good Land” comes from Dean Ohlman, who manages the website Wonder of Creation for RBC Ministries. “The Gift of Good Land,” was published 30 years ago, and we reprinted it in the … [Read more...]

Christian Buckley on Wendell Berry’s “The Gift of Good Land”

Today’s response to Wendell Berry’s essay “The Gift of Good Land” comes from Christian Buckley, author of the forthcoming book Humanitarian Jesus: Social Justice and the Cross. “The Gift of Good Land,” was published 30 years ago, and … [Read more...]

Tracey Bianchi on Wendell Berry’s “The Gift of Good Land”

Today’s response to Wendell Berry’s essay “The Gift of Good Land” comes from Tracey Bianchi, author of The Green Mama, forthcoming from Zondervan. “The Gift of Good Land,” was published 30 years ago, and we reprinted it in the Fall … [Read more...]

Tom Rowley on Wendell Berry’s “The Gift of Good Land”

Today’s response to Wendell Berry’s essay “The Gift of Good Land” comes from Thomas Rowley, executive director of A Rocha USA, the American branch of the international Christian conservation organization A Rocha. “The Gift of Good … [Read more...]

James Merritt on Wendell Berry’s “The Gift of Good Land”

Today’s response to Wendell Berry’s essay “The Gift of Good Land” comes from Dr. James Merritt, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of today's leading preachers and teachers. “The Gift of Good Land,” was … [Read more...]