Wendell Berry on the Trinity

It’s Trinity Sunday today, so here’s a quick quote from Wendell Berry and his great novel Jayber Crow. Berry is not only an author and poet, but a fairly sophisticated theologian. This quote is of Jayber reflecting upon what he learned about the nature of God, and how it fits with what he knew of the [Read More…]

Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry: 10 Great Quotes from a Masterpiece

“You have been given questions to which you cannot be given answers. You will have to live them out – perhaps a little at a time.” “To love anything good, at any cost, is a bargain.” “I could die in peace, I think, if the world was beautiful. To know it’s being ruined is hard.” [Read More…]

What is the Path to Human Freedom? (It’s Not What You Think It Is)

Freedom is a big deal in our culture—the founding virtue of American society—despite the fact that most of us have a naïve understanding of what we mean when we claim to be free. Freedom is typically defined as self-determination; no limits. We are free to do whatever we want to do, so long as we [Read More…]

Monday Morning Confessional

I confess that I went skiing last week with my family and didn’t get any blogging done. I had a couple of posts ready to go ahead of time, but the internet connection at the place we stayed was impossibly slow and I could never get them posted. My apologies for disappearing for a week. [Read More…]

Monday Morning Confessional

I confess that it is insanely cold outside, -8 degrees at my house last night, and yet still I love winter. When I start to think it’s too cold, I just imagine how cranky I would be if it was 110 degrees outside today (the summer equivalent to our current cold snap). Then I remember [Read More…]


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