What Makes Us Beautiful

By Chip Prehn I offer a beautiful thing to Covenant readers today. It is a poem by Wendell Berry. The yellow-throated warbler, the highest remotest voice of this place, sings in the tops of the tallest syc... Read More...

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.