The Author

Jeffrey Bilbro is an associate professor of English at Spring Arbor University in southern Michigan. His books include Loving God’s Wildness: The Christian Roots of Ecological Ethics in American LiteratureWendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating Virtues of Place (written with Jack Baker), and Telling the Stories Right: Wendell Berry’s Imagination of Port William (edited with Jack Baker).

The Rooted Faith in Wendell Berry’s Fiction

Perhaps the greatest threat to the church today isn’t falling for doctrinal heresy but implicitly adopting the consumerist, self-centered assumptions of our Western culture.