Monday, April 16, 2007

Tilling and Tending

Dr. Douglas L. Gragg
Associate Professor of Bibliography and Research
Director of
Library and Information Technology Services

April 13, 2007
Genesis 2:4b-15.

In this text the human vocation is identified poetically as a responsibility “to till and to tend” the garden that sustains life. While this has obvious implications for human attitudes and responsibilities toward the natural environment, it can also be applied more broadly. What if we were to think of all of our important activities as forms of gardening?
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