Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry

About Wendell Berry

Wendell E. Berry is an American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic, and farmer. A prolific author, he has written many novels, short stories, poems, and essays.

Do Not Be Ashamed

By |2016-07-07T16:25:38-05:00July 10th, 2016|Categories: Poetry, Wendell Berry|

You will be walking some night in the comfortable dark of your yard and suddenly a great light will shine round about you, and behind you will be a wall you never saw before. It will be clear to you suddenly that you were about to escape, and that you are guilty: you misread [...]

It All Turns on Affection by Wendell Berry

By |2016-05-24T15:41:48-05:00April 25th, 2012|Categories: Agrarianism, Audio/Video, Economics, Political Economy, W. Winston Elliott III, Wendell Berry|

Wendell Berry In this lecture Mr. Berry challenges our assumptions about the economy, our culture and our place in the world. He also asks profound questions regarding our connections with each other and the environment. Will we seek to escape our limits and reconnect with nature, our families, our neighbors and our [...]

Love and The World We Live In

By |2016-11-26T09:52:19-05:00December 14th, 2011|Categories: Agrarianism, Quotation, Wendell Berry|

I take literally the statement in the Gospel of John that God loves the world. I believe the world was created and approved by love, that it subsists, coheres, and endures by love, and that, insofar as it is redeemable, it can be redeemed only by love. I believe that divine love, incarnate and indwelling [...]