What is Sex For?: Interview with Wendell Berry

Thursday, 07 Jun 2007

The biblical idea that astounds and consoles and frightens me every time I think of it (which is often) is the proposition that sanctity is inherent in all created things; every life lives by sharing in God's spirit and breathing his breath; everything we have is a divine gift
Wendell Berry (1934- ) a native of Kentucky, lived in New York and California for several years, before returning to his homeland not only to write but to farm, which he has done for over thirty years. Berry has used his experience as a farmer to write insightfully about agriculture, economics, marriage and families, animal husbandry, and community. He is the author of over thirty books of essays, poetry, and fiction. His titles include The Unsettling of America, Gift of Good Land, What Are People For?, Sex, Freedom, Economy and Community, Sabbaths, Jayber Crow, A World Lost, and Fidelity</...

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