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City or Countryside?

Mr. Brian Jones   At a recent conference in Oklahoma, a lovely woman asked me that question which I had been anticipating weeks prior. Whenever one gives a talk on Wendell Berry, the critic-essayist-poet-farmer living in Port Royal, Kentucky, the inevitable question is always lurking in the backdrop. This is especially the case if the ta...

07 15 2017

A Place on Earth: The Desire for Land and Its Limits

Land has a central place in the Bible. We spring from it and are placed within it deliberately by God: Then the Lord God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being. And the Lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the east; and there he put the man whom he had formed (G...

05 16 2017

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