Christian Leaders reflect on Wendell Berry’s essay

Flourish was pleased to republish, in its entirety, Wendell Berry’s seminal stewardship essay “The Gift of Good Land” on its 30th anniversary.

Read the original essay, and then consider the reflections of the following Christian leaders as they mark the anniversary with a fresh reading.

Today’s response to Wendell Berry’s essay “The Gift of Good Land” comes from Denis Haack, the co-founder and co-director of Ransom Fellowship. “The Gift of Good Land,” was published thirty years ago, and we reprinted it in the Fall 2009 issue of Flourish Magazine to celebrate Mr. Berry’s work, but also to provoke some questions: [...]

Wendell Berry inspires Margaret Feinberg to creation care through his reminder that the land is a gift.

Dr. Steven Bouma-Prediger, a leader in the creation care movement, responds to Wendell Berry’s essay on stewardship, “The Gift of Good Land,” 30 years after its original publication.