Fred Bahnson

Professor and Author

Fred Bahnson is the author of Soil & Sacrament about which environmentalist Bill McKibben wrote, “This book is profoundly, beautifully down to earth, which is almost certainly where we all need to spend more time on a planet in crisis.” His essays have appeared in Harper’s, Oxford American, Emergence, Orion, The Sun, Image, and Best American Spiritual Writing 2007. He is founding director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-being Program at the Wake Forest University School of Divinity and is at work on a new book exploring contemplative responses to the climate crisis

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