Bahnson’s research and teaching focus on the intersection of ecology, sustainable agriculture, and contemplative spirituality. He is the author of Soil and Sacrament (Simon & Schuster) and co-author with Norman Wirzba of Making Peace With the Land (IVP). His essays have appeared in Harper’s, Orion, The Sun, Image, Washington Post, and the anthologies Best American Spiritual Writing, Wendell Berry & Religion, and State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet. He is currently at work on a book about climate change and Christianity’s ecological vocation. In his capacity as director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-being Program, Bahnson convenes gatherings of faith leaders throughout the year across North Carolina’s Piedmont and mountain regions and is co-founder with Matthew Williams of the Re:Generate fellowship.
BA, Montana State University; MTS, Duke Divinity School
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