Anthony Oughton

Anthony Oughton
Anthony lives in the North of England, in Gateshead near Newcastle, with his wife and three children. He has taught English and Philosophy, and currently teaches Religious Education, in a Christian ethos secondary school. When not reading Berger or Berry, he enjoys reading Jane Austen and, as Jane would say 'making sermons' to help out in local churches. Other interests include watching birds in the garden and thinking about what the Bible has to say about topics like technology and disability.

Recent Essays

Learning to Live a Second Life in Two Stories by John Berger and Wendell Berry

There are second chances for some of us, but even second chances bring new losses. For me, it is the grace and hope of these stories and others like them in the work of Berry and Berger that has earned them pride of place on my shelves and in my life.