Wendell Berry Reading Group

One of the authors who has significantly shaped my thinking is Wendell Berry, and he is an author I would love to introduce you all to through my writing at Over the Field -especially concerning his philosophy of agriculture.

I run a Wendell Berry Reading Group (see the archive at the bottom of this post) here on Over the Field. This takes the form of Substack posts with an open comment section where I summarise an essay of Mr. Berry’s and pose a series of guided questions that dig deeply into his work. These questions aim to help us understand his thinking and draw applications that will shape and influence our lives as we strive onward to the ‘Good Life’. I also run a Zoom discussion once every two months for paid subscribers which will be an open discussion on an essay from Wendell Berry’s book the World Ending Fire.

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Here is a list of all the reading group posts so far. Currently, we are looking at the book The World Ending Fire.