Tag: hunting

Hunting, Hearing Loss, and Environmental Ethics: A Review of A Catechism...

Brown stresses the need to pay attention to “what God has said, and nature is his most primordial and exoteric word”; after all, within this word, human nature is situated too. But “[l]ess and less in our time and place do we hear the most primordial of God’s words—the song, one might say, of creation’s fundamental realities”; “[w]e have lost the ability to speak and understand the language of creation.” Where might we look for a remedy to this hearing loss?

Hunting and the Body of Christ

As we come to the supper table to feast upon pheasant breast or the backstrap of a whitetail deer, we gain an inkling of that invitation to the true Table of Hospitality, where the Lord looks upon us lovingly despite our attack upon him.

Pigs and Hollies and Swamps, Oh My!: Corrymeela Ranch, Limestone County,...

Corrymeela is a dreamscape, a landscape that I marvel at every time I go out there. If conservation consists of loving something—a tract of land, a garden, a wood—then my hope is to love this land even more intensely into its full God-created glory.

Notes on a Mad Hunter’s Morality

The act of hunting makes hunters guilty—and so it makes them moral.

Meat in Due Season

A freezer and pantry full of meat, a season without having to buy any beef: for this a deer died.

Convenience, Digitized Childhood, Hunters, and more

“Make Communities Great Again.” James Bruce argues the federal government should adopt policies that would strengthen local communities. “The Tyranny of Convenience.” Tim Wu writes...

Fathers and Sons

Hunting season is a time for fathers and sons. I have posted a reflection at The Catholic Gentleman on the need our sons have...

Men, Boys, and Guns

  This past weekend, I was pulled away from the computer, from a sprinkler system that needs to be fixed, from a garden wall that...