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Wendell Berry and Higher Education

Cultivating Virtues of Place (Culture of the Land)

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro, Wendell Berry (Foreword by)

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Prominent author and cultural critic Wendell Berry is well known for his contributions to agrarianism and environmentalism, but his commentary on education has received comparatively little attention. Berry has been eloquently unmasking America's cultural obsession with restless mobility for decades, arguing that it causes damage to both the land and the character of our communities. Education, he maintains, plays a central role in this obsession, inculcating in students' minds the American d.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813169026, 268pp.

Publication Date: June 13, 2017



About the Author

Jack R. Baker is associate professor of English at Spring Arbor University. Jeffrey Bilbro, assistant professor of English at Spring Arbor University, is the author of Loving God's Wildness: The Christian Roots of Ecological Ethics in American Literature.