Berry's slender essay offers a thoughtful repudiation of an increasingly technological--and, some would say, soulless--culture. --Gregory McNamee --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
While the author makes good points he circles around the points way too much.
By definition the human spirit cannot even exist under this paradigm, although deep down I believe each and every one of us knows that it lives.
One needn't agree with every point Berry attempts to make in order to use this book as a way to simply stop and think.
berry is a treasure should be read by all highly reccomendedPublished 4 months ago by RICHARD SCHEIBERLE
Life Is A Miracle, by Wendell Berry, seeks to topple the current paradigm surrounding the nature and purpose of science. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Prince_of_Light
Wendell Berry has come up often enough over the last couple of years that I finally had to buy one of this books. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Greta S. Hyland
E.O. Wilson's 'Consilience' is a mind-opener. Wendell Berry's 'Life is a Miracle' is a mind-closer. Wilson delivers scientific theory and Berry is the one stuck in superstition. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Max J. Pucher
E.O. Wilson's Consilience is based on the outdated 18th century notion that humans have uniquely rational brains and can use them to completely understand, and thus rationally and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by A Customer
A great case against reductionism and needed questions about some of our socity's assumptions. The argument rebuts E.O. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Friar
I received "Life is a Miracle" by Wendell Berry in perfect condition. I'll continue to buy books through Amazon.com. Thanks for being there for me.Published on January 7, 2012 by Willard L. Weidner
It was a book required for class. The book was not worth reading it, only read it if you have too. While the author makes good points he circles around the points way too much. Read morePublished on May 5, 2011 by Red Sapphire
This book was excellent, so it's not surprising that there are a range of ratings. Since this book was written as a response to a particular book by a popularizer of scientific... Read morePublished on June 28, 2010 by G. Kyle Essary