Wendell Berry, Poet and Prophet

Wendell Berry, this great Bard — as great an American voice as Thoreau’s or Whitman’s — assumes that the reality before and all around us in nature is infinitely complex and therefore cannot be fully comprehended by any human intellect.

A Refreshing Agrarian Vision

The Art of Loading Brush, Wendell Berry’s most recent contribution, spans across several genres, beginning with philosophical essays, moving to fiction, and ending with a poem

A catechism of Nature (5): Autumn

I am an avid hunter and fisherman, but it strikes me that these activities are really more occasions for something else: for looking at the natural world and trying to understand it and, by trying to understand it.

Infinite Beauty

Beauty cannot be suppressed, even by the Church, and Infinite Beauty, who is our living God, really will save the world.