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Title Wendell Berry and religion : heaven's earthly life / edited by Joel James Shuman and L. Roger Owens.

Publication Info. Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  277.3 SHU    AVAILABLE
Description vi, 266 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Culture of the land
Culture of the land.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Placing God in the work of Wendell Berry / Joel James Shuman -- pt. 1: Good work -- What would a Christian university look like? : some tentative answers inspired by Wendell Berry / Stanley Hauerwas -- Mr. Berry goes to medical school : notes toward unspecializing a healing art / Brian Volck -- Of the good that has been possible in this world : lawyering in Port William / Richard P. Church -- Proper work : Wendell Berry and the practice of ministry / Kyle Childress -- pt. 2: Holy living -- The pill is like -- DDT? : an agrarian perspective on pharmaceutical birth control / Elizabeth Bahnson -- The salvation of the city : defiant gardens in the great northern feedlot / Fred Bahnson -- "And the land I will remember" : reading the Bible through agrarian eyes / Ellen F. Davis -- Landscapes of flesh : on finding more faithful metaphors for the body and its goods / Joel James Shuman -- The dark night of the soil : an agrarian approach to mystical life / Norman Wirzba -- pt. 3: Imagination -- "The membership includes the dead" : Wendell Berry's Port William membership as communio sanctorum / D. Brent Laytham -- Embedded hopefulness : Wendell Berry and Saint Thomas Aquinas on Christian hope / Philip A. Muntzel -- Alien landscapes : Christianity and inevitable violence / Scott Williams -- Let the place judge : healing the division between theology and practice / L. Roger Owens -- pt. 4: Moving forward -- Democracy, America, and the church : inviting Wendell Berry into the discussion / Charles R. Pinches.
Summary Farmer, poet, essayist, and environmental writer Wendell Berry is acclaimed for his ideas regarding the values inherent in an agricultural society. Place, community, good work, and simple pleasures are but a few of the values that form the bedrock of Berry's thought. --publisher.
Subject Berry, Wendell, 1934-
Berry, Wendell.
Christliche Existenz.
Added Author Shuman, Joel James.
Owens, L. Roger, 1975-
Added Title Heaven's earthly life
ISBN 9780813125558 hardcover alkaline paper
0813125553 hardcover alkaline paper

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