Hero Among the Wounded by Arthur W. Hunt III

Hero Among the Wounded

The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry
edited by Mark T. Mitchell and Nathan Schlueter
ISI Books, 2011
(336 pages, $29.95, hardcover)

reviewed by Arthur W. Hunt III

"Your books seem conservative. They are actually profoundly revolutionary," wrote the American novelist and essayist Wallace Stegner in appreciation of Wendell Berry. "Readers respond to them as lost dogs in hope of rescue turn toward some friendly stranger." Stegner's open letter begins The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry, a collection of essays intended to probe the ideas of America's farmer-philosopher and to situate his work within the larger context of conservative thought.

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Arthur W. Hunt III is a former professor of public speaking at the University of Tennesse at Martin. He is now preparing to transition to ministry-related service and lives in the greater Memphis area.

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