Wendell Berry and the Cultivation of Life

A Reader's Guide

By Matthew J. Bonzo; Michael R. Stevens; Matthew J. Bonzo
(Brazos Press, Paperback, 9781587431951, 206pp.)

Publication Date: December 2008

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Wendell Berry's poetry, fiction, and essays persistently ask the question: How can we live meaningful lives in a consumer-driven, fragmented age? His honest search for health in the midst of disease has garnered attention and discussion in both conservative and progressive circles.
"Wendell Berry and the Cultivation of Life "thoroughly examines Berry's main themes of community, place, and conservation. It offers an apology for the power of Berry's vision and the ways in which his account of the world resonates with the biblical narrative. Pastors, students, professors, and laity will discover in this book how to flesh out Berry's worldview and foster a culture of life in their neighborhoods, churches, and schools.

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